Pakistan's new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Qasim Qureshi, presented his credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees in Colombo yesterday (19).
The ex-military officer had joined Pakistan Army in 1972, and had retired from active service in October 2009.
Since retirement he has been involved in various Track 2 initiatives including Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue, Ottawa Dialogue - exploring new nuclear CBMs between India and Pakistan and India-Pakistan Military to Military Dialogue - exploring conventional CMBs between India and Pakistan.