2 weeks China, Sri Lanka to strengthen ties Manilatimes |World
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa separately met with visiting senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi and the two sides discussed closer cooperation between their countries. Yang, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), arrived in the island country on Thursday for an official visit. During the meetings, Yang, who is also director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, said that the traditional China-Sri Lanka friendship has made further progress due to their mutual care and support in ... more