President Ghani Sends Best Wishes to President Rajapaksa on the Sri Lankan National Day
Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa
The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka:
On behalf of the people of Afghanistan, please allow me to extend to Your Excellency and your nation my sincere congratulations and best wishes on the 72nd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the friendly country of Sri Lanka.
In the spirit of results-driven cooperation, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka have taken major steps towards further expanding the friendly, bilateral relations that exist between our two countries. I am confident that the active presence of the diplomatic representatives of Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in each other’s capitals and our ongoing collaboration at the regional and international organizations will further contribute to the growing, friendly Afghanistan-Sri Lanka ties.
Expressing my happiness and satisfaction with the level of expanding cooperation between our two countries, I wish Your Excellency fine health and further success, and the friendly people of Sri Lanka continued peace, prosperity, and progress.
Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Kabul – Afghanistan
February 2, 2020
Read a recent article by Ambassador M. Ashraf Haidari on "Afghanistan-Sri Lanka: Natuaral Partners in Democracy and Development."