The Communist Party of China (CPC) is said to be hoping to strengthen relations with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) by having further exchange programmes.
Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, Guo Yezhou met former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and SLPP Chairman G.L. Peiris yesterday.
Prof. Peiris said CPC official commended the efforts taken by the former government to foster ties between Sri Lanka and China, while the CPC expressed its desire to enhance party to party relations with the SLPP.
The CPC maintains relations with all the major political parties in Sri Lanka. (Kelum Bandara)