Jingping visit to boost mega projects

3 September 2014 02:11 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Chinese President Xi Jingping is expected to discuss the implementation of the second phase of the Hambantota Port Project, the Port City and Colombo City Railway Project with President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his visit to Sri Lanka in September.

Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Liu Jianchao said this when he met a group of visiting journalists from Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing.

President Xi will also Commission the Phase 2 of the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant Project.

Mr. Jianchao said the Chinese people have a special place in the hearts for Sri Lanka. It was one of the first countries to help China when it faced western sanctions at the time the New Chinese Nation was established in 1949.

He said Sri Lanka was going through a rapid development process and that China was willing to help in anyway it could.

"Sri Lanka is a stable country and stability is important to achieve a nation’s goals," Mr. Jianchao said adding that China was hoping to strengthen its relations with SAARC countries. (Supun Dias in Beijing)

  Comments - 13

  • Lankanboy Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:08 AM

    What ???? Second phase?? OMG

    Jaya Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:20 AM

    Welcome Mr. President of the nation that will lead the world soon in politics, economical and replace Mr. Sam from the top!!!!! We need China for our national security and safety specially from aggressive states who wants to create problems and make our nation who enjoys peace to return back to conflict!!! we need support from a supper power to survive in todays world order!!!! that's the raw truth and reality!!!!!

    Waco Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:22 AM

    China, you are a dear friend of Sri Lanka.

    premalal Wednesday, 03 September 2014 03:43 AM

    May be he will rename it "KARACHCHALAI" power plant.

    mount Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:14 AM

    Arrange first visit to Norachcholai

    ramesh Wednesday, 03 September 2014 03:58 AM

    for keeping people like you in this country yes aIyoo sallee[quote name="nana"]aiyoo salli.. via DM Android App[/quote]
    [quote name="nana"]aiyoo salli.. via DM Android App[/quote]

    ram Wednesday, 03 September 2014 08:02 AM

    Why don't you contest in forth coming Presidential election on take the country. We have nothing to seel to China further.

    Sudhu Wednesday, 03 September 2014 08:08 AM

    Thank you China. We love you!

    dias Wednesday, 03 September 2014 04:14 AM

    Please make negombo a beautiful city with Chinese money. negombo needs Metro system connecting Katunayaka air-Port.

    NILANKA DE SILVA Wednesday, 03 September 2014 04:55 AM

    down went humpppty dumppppy

    mail_guy Wednesday, 03 September 2014 05:50 AM

    We are perfectly being used by China.

    nana Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:53 AM

    aiyoo salli.. via DM Android App

    unchikun Wednesday, 03 September 2014 06:36 AM

    The Japanese media reported that the Hambanthota harbour is a burning issue for Japan. It will not be long before Sri Lanka gets isolated from the western world. It is tme for change before it is too late and we all suffer except the Brothers and company.


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