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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2735

President Srisena invited Chinese government, as well as private companies to increase investment in Sri Lanka

Colombo, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com):

While expressing hope that China would assist Sri Lanka in its development endeavors in the future too, President Maithripala Sirisena invited Chinese government as well as private companies to increase investment in Sri Lanka when the Chinese President’s Special Envoy and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Liu Jianchao called on the President yesterday morning at his official residence in Colombo.

Minister Jianchao who is currently on a two-day visit to Sri Lank, during the meeting conveyed the Chinese government’s congratulatory message on President Sirisena’s election victory. The Chinese Diplomat also mentioned that the two of China’s National magazines have carried very positive articles about President Sirisena.

Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Liu Jianchao said China expected to further enhance the long –standing bilateral relations between the two countries and pledged his country’s continued assistance to Sri Lanka’s development.

President Sirisena recalled with gratitude the assistance by China to Sri Lanka in the past especially commended the support given to Sri Lanka to eradicate terrorism from its soil.

During the discussion it was revealed that President Sirisena is scheduled to undertake a state visit to China in late March and during that visit many discussions will be held to further cement existing bilateral relations.

Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka and officials accompanied the Assistant Foreign Minister for the discussion.

International Affairs Advisor to the President, Mr. Jayantha Dhanapala, Secretary to the Minister of External Affairs, Mrs. Chitranganee Wagishwara were also present.

- Asian Tribune –

Special Representative of the Chinese President, Assistant Foreign Minister of China, Calls on the President (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
President Srisena invited Chinese government, as well as private companies to increase investment in Sri Lanka
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