23 January 2021
Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, is set to visit Sri Lanka next month, reports The Hindu.
His visit is reportedly likely to coincide with the start of the 46th UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva, where a new resolution on Sri Lanka may be tabled.
Pakistan, a long-time ally of Sri Lanka, having consistently provided military and diplomatic support, is a current member of the UNHRC.
Prime Minister Khan will be the first head of government to visit Sri Lanka since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. His predecessor Nawaz Sharif visited in January 2016 at the invitation of former Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena.
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