Pakistan President stresses strong PakistanSri Lanka ties

President Mamnoon said the followers of all religions enjoyed complete freedom in Pakistan, and called for promoting religious tourism between the two Countries. The President further said Pakistan offered opportunities of quality education, which could be availed by Sri Lankan students. (Colombo Gazette) Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today said Sri Lanka was the closest friend of Pakistan, and stressed the need to further enhance trade relations between the two Countries.In a meeting with Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate to Sri Lanka Major General (retd) Shahid Ahmed Hashmat who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad, the President emphasized that maximum cooperation must be extended to Sri Lanka in the field of investment and Sri Lankan investors should be encouraged to invest in Pakistan, DND Pakistan reported. Mamnoon Hussain said Buddhist tourists visiting Pakistan were being provided all possible facilities. read more

Laing Avenue man found with illegal 9MM pistol

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCop strips down to underwear to recover gun from trenchJuly 10, 2015In “Crime”Man arrested after discharging rounds indiscriminately along Waterloo St.October 25, 2014In “Crime”Woman shot during argument with male counterpartJune 29, 2013In “Crime” A 33-year-old resident of Laing Avenue, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown was arrested on Sunday evening with an unlicensed 9MM pistol without magazine.According to police, ranks of ‘A’ Division acted on information and went to a drinking bar on Cemetery Road, East La Penitence, Georgetown where they conducted a search on several persons during which the gun was unearthed.The man was taken into police custody as the police institute charges. read more