Pakistani PM to be given an opportunity to address Parliament


‘The Speaker told media the parliamentary authorities would arrange a special session for him to address the House if there was a request for it, and said the matter was discussed at the party leaders’ meeting yesterday.

The Pakistani Prime Minister is to visit Sri Lanka on February 23, 2021. Prime Minister Khan would be the fourth foreign head of state to address the Sri Lankan Parliament in recent times, if his planned visit goes ahead.

Late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher addressed the Sri Lankan Parliament in 1985,Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawatra in 2013 and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015.