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China renews invitation to SL President

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Chinese President Xi Jinping renewed his invitation extended to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to visit China at an early date during a telephone conversation between the two leaders last Monday, the Daily Mirror learns.

According to sources from the Chinese embassy, the invitation was extended earlier, but it could not be realised due to the pandemic. President Rajapaksa also expressed his ‘strong willingness’ to travel to China as early as possible once the pandemic situation subsides.

President Xi responded positively to the request by President Rajapaksa to assist in the establishment of a technology university in Hambantota.

Sri Lanka and China have elevated their bilateral relations to the level of strategic partnership cooperation. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 7

  • RoaringCreek Friday, 02 April 2021 09:13 AM

    Yes, to plan a strategy for the rest of the saleable assets to China. Reeling from the UNHRC resolution and the sinking in debt, "Strike while the iron is hot".

    Alugosuwa Friday, 02 April 2021 11:10 AM

    Yep, right thinking people know China will be SL’s friend forever, NOT!

    Michael Ranasinghe Friday, 02 April 2021 11:21 AM

    Can you keep him there ? We will give you another 10 hectares from the Port City in exchange .

    Nomads Friday, 02 April 2021 11:49 AM

    Welcome to visit to make it a chinghalese nation. Moda gontas fallen into dept trap.

    Da Silva Friday, 02 April 2021 12:08 PM

    when Nandasane visit you please keep him there. We're having enough of him.

    Gits Friday, 02 April 2021 12:13 PM

    He should stay there.

    Lala Saturday, 03 April 2021 06:52 AM

    Do not let him return.

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