KARACHI: Sri Lankan Ambassador to Pakistan Necessary Stylish (Retd) Jayanath Lokuketogodoge and Consul Stylish in Karachi G.L. Gnanatheva hang underlined the need for increased cooperation between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in totally different sectors through enhanced interaction at the authorities and individuals-to-individuals level, including more exchange and cultural delegations.

There is a substantial scope to expand bilateral exchange and financial cooperation, and to extra toughen seven decade feeble political and cultural relations of the two countries, they stated.

Sri Lankan envoys were talking at three-day Sri Lanka Food Competition-2018, inaugurated here at a resort on unhurried Wednesday evening.

The tournament linked to seventieth independence celebrations of Sri Lanka changed into also graced with Lankan cultural dance and musical remark.

Diplomats from numerous countries, and illustrious exchange and political personalities also attended the tournament.

The Ambassador stated Sri Lanka-Pakistan relations unfold over final seven an extended time were characterised by an accurate spirit of mutual recognize, proper belief and very capable cooperation also in defence and security matters. Pakistan’s assistance in struggling with towards terrorism in Sri Lanka would constantly be liked by the folk of Sri Lanka.

The 2 countries had possessed rich cultural heritage. Pakistan and Sri Lanka shared many similarities on this narrative. Alternatively, the cultural connectivity between our peoples wish to be developed into increased cooperation, he stated.

As a step in this route, Sri Lankan embassy had decided to celebrate the independence by offering the choice to the folk of Pakistan to taste legit Sri Lankan cuisine and witnessing the earlier and rich culture of the island at this food festival.

Being a rich in pure beauty, Sri Lankan tourism exchange had grown tremendously and their authorities had identified Pakistan as a key market to promote tourism, he stated.

The Consul Stylish in Karachi stated Sri Lanka had 1600 years of written ancient previous, which embodied its rich culture, long traditions and high values of human existence.

He stated his country had long been infamous for its spices in the ancient previous. In fifteen and sixteen centuries, spices and ivory merchants from in all places the area visited Sri Lanka and brought their native cuisine to the island; leading to a rich diversity of cooking styles and tactics. Portuguese, Dutch and British and Indian cooking suggestions influenced Sri Lankan dishes as of late.

Sri Lankan made more exhaust of spices in food for the reason that country had ancient previous of being a most well-known spice producer and trader over quite loads of centuries. But, he continued, for the foreigners much less spices were outdated in the food.

The contributors enjoyed the Sri Lanka food and the cultural dances and former musical remark, especially totally different styles of drum beats.

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