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Visiting Chinese Defence Minister (General) Chang Wanquan today assured his country’s unconditional and fullest support to further strengthen the Sri Lanka’s armed forces, the State Ministry of Defence said.

Following a meeting between the top Chinese envoy and State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardrne at the Defence Ministry, the ministry said in a statement that the envoy said that China would continue to provide military hardware, training and technical knowledge to the Sri Lankan armed forces.

During the meeting, State Minister Wijewardene expressed Sri Lanka’s satisfaction over the Chinese assistance in developing the security forces as well as the economy of the country for several decades.

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  • BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 21 March 2017 08:54 AM

    Certainly, part of this country has already been pawned for 99 years to China, so what more.

    JAN Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:06 AM

    ASIAs big brother China is offering us a big stake in militarily we have to act carefully and decide via DM Android App

    Leo Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:23 AM

    If thats the case ask China to donate 3 submarines to us. One for Daddy one for Mummy and one for the little boy down the road. via DM Android App

    Chandana Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:58 AM

    When hostile nations are trying to pull us down at the UNHRC, a friend in deed is reassuring of their support.

    vithura Tuesday, 21 March 2017 03:24 PM

    Do not trust 'friends' who would not tell you when you are wrong, for they are only opportunists!

    Mano Tuesday, 21 March 2017 05:26 PM

    Every action has equal reaction ?

    ceylon Tuesday, 21 March 2017 06:05 PM

    china helped with weapins to kill and gave loans for black market interest.at least now be reasonable. via DM Android App

    Jayati Weerakoon Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:25 PM

    The name of our country is Sri Lanka. Why is the VP media man calling it Lanka? is the VP shy or ashamed or afraid to call it Sri Lanka?


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