President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa will pay a three-day state visit to Pakistan from Feb 10 to further strengthen political, economic and defence ties between the two countries. The visit, on the invitation of President Asif Ali Zardari will further strengthen special bonds of affinity that characterize relations between the two countries, a statement from the Foreign Office said. During his visit, President Rajapaksha will meet President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.