The High Commission of Pakistan hosted a farewell party in honour of the outgoing High Commissioner Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain at Hilton Hotel, Colombo on 6 May.
While addressing the gathering, the High Commissioner said that it has been an honour and privilege to represent the Government of Pakistan in this beautiful island. “I have loved every minute of my work here and I am leaving with the hope that our strong relationship will achieve new heights in future. I wish to take this opportunity to extend my sincere gratitude to the amazing people of Sri Lanka for their love, care, hospitality and support,” he said.
The event was attended by a large number of people from different walks of life including Government Ministers, Parliamentarians, Diplomats, Government functionaries, members of Sri Lanka-Pakistan Friendship, Trade and Investment Association, members of Sri Lanka-Pakistan Business Council, Pakistani community based in Sri Lanka and officials of the High Commission.