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Sri Lankan team reaches Pakistan on historic tour

12 December, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Sri Lankan team reached New Islamabad Airport on a historic visit on Monday. The first Test will be played in Rawalpindi on December 11. Stringent security arrangements had been made on the occasion. The PCB officials welcomed the team at the airport. Moreover, the schedule of Metro Bus Service has … Read More

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Series against Sri Lanka would feel like a second debut, admits Fawad

12 December, 2019 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistani batsman Fawad Alam admitted that the series against Sri Lanka would feel like a second debut. During a press conference in Karachi on Sunday, Fawad expressed happiness over his return in the national team and said that he would try to fulfill the nation’s expectations on him. He also acknowledged … Read More

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FM Qureshi calls on Sri Lankan president, counterpart

12 December, 2019 12:08 pm 12:08 pm

COLOMBO (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on newly elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday and discussed bilateral relations, regional situation and matters of mutual interest. On behalf of Pakistani leadership and nation, the minister felicitated Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as the seventh President of Sri Lanka. Shah … Read More

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FM Qureshi to meet Sri Lankan high-level leadership today

12 December, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

COLOMBO (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will hold meetings with high-level Sri Lankan leaders on Monday. During the two-day official visit, he will present Pakistan’s stance on key regional affairs and overall situation in the region during the meetings. The minister will call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. … Read More

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PM Khan felicitates Sri Lankan PM on his appointment

11 November, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has felicitated Mahinda Rajapaksa on his appointment as the prime minister of Sri Lanka. In a telephone call today, Imran Khan expressed the desire to work closely with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister to further strengthen Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral relations in all dimensions. The premier also … Read More

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Sri Lankan elect president wants to build closer ties with Pakistan

11 November, 2019 1:21 pm 1:21 pm

COLOMBO (92 News) – Sri Lankan newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa expressed the commitment to build closer ties and understanding between Pakistan and Srilanka. Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated in his tweet and thanked Pakistani leadership and its people for the wishes they extended on his election as the president of Sri Lanka. He also expressed the commitment … Read More

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Sri Lankan court dismisses case challenging presidential candidate Rajapaks...

10 October, 2019 7:22 pm 7:22 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal case challenging presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov. 16 poll. The three-judge panel of Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity of Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, which he obtained … Read More

Sri Lankan ‘mystery spinner’ Mendis retires

08 August, 2019 12:10 pm 12:10 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis, who burst on to the scene as world cricket’s mystery spinner a decade ago, has announced his retirement from all formats of the game at the age of 34, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Mendis made his debut against West Indies in a one-dayer in April … Read More

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Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security

04 April, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan (SL) security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complained about insufficient security around churches. The militants were targeting five locations for attacks on Sunday just passed or on Monday, security sources … Read More

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PM Imran Khan phones Sri Lankan counterpart, condemns terrorist attacks

04 April, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday telephoned his Sri Lankan Counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe and strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that took place on Easter Sunday. According to the Foreign Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and profound prayers for the speedy recovery of the … Read More

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FM expresses condolences to Sri Lankan PM on deadly attacks

04 April, 2019 6:00 pm 6:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi telephoned the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe to express his deepest condolences on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan in the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. During the telephonic conversations, the foreign minister conveyed sympathies for the families … Read More

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Pakistan denounces terrorist attacks at churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

04 April, 2019 12:29 pm 12:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has denounced explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that claimed more than 100 lives on the occasion of Easter Sunday. Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan strongly condemned the horrific terrorist attack in Sri Lanka on Easter. “My profound condolences go to our Sri Lankan brethren. Pakistan stands in … Read More

215 dead, more than 500 injured in attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

04 April, 2019 11:15 am 11:15 am

COLOMBO (Reuters/Web Desk) – Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed at least 215 people and wounded more than 500, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago. More than 50 people were killed in … Read More

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Sri Lankan team likely to play two Tests in Pakistan

04 April, 2019 12:59 pm 12:59 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sri Lankan team will likely to play the two Tests in Pakistan, the reports said on Friday. The sources said that there is a likelihood that Sri Lanka could soon agree to send their team to play the two Tests in Pakistan, though nothing is official yet. The Test matches will … Read More