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Sri Lankan Prime Minister visits China on official visit


Beijing, 25 March (TDI): Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Dinesh Gunawardena, is on a six-day official visit to China from March 25th to 30th, on the invitation of Premier Li Qiang of the State Council. 

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced that during the visit of Sri Lankan Prime Minister, he is scheduled to meet President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Qiang, and Chairman Zhao Leji. 

Furthermore, the leaders of the two countries will have an in-depth exchange of views on carrying forward traditional friendship, deepening political mutual trust, expanding practical cooperation, and international and regional issues of mutual interest. 

Moreover, China and Sri Lanka are traditional friends and neighbors. Since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1957, the two countries have always stood together and moved ahead shoulder-to-shoulder, setting a good example of equality and friendly relations between countries. 

In recent years, the two countries have had frequent high-level interactions, advanced political mutual trust, strengthened exchanges and cooperation in economy, trade, people-to-people exchange, and other fields. 

In addition to maintaining sound communication and coordination on regional and international affairs.  

The Spokesperson Lin Jian highlighted that last October, President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe attended the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in China.  

President Xi Jinping had an in-depth exchange of views with him, and they reached important common understandings on developing the bilateral relations. 

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Lastly, the spokesperson said that China attaches great importance to its relations with Sri Lanka. We stand ready to work with Sri Lanka to implement the important common understandings reached by leaders of the two countries. 

Also to expand exchange and cooperation in various fields, including high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, and strive for new progress in the strategic cooperative partnership featuring sincere mutual assistance and ever-lasting friendship. 

Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul
Abdul Momin Rasul is pursuing BS International Relations from the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The arenas of diplomacy and foreign policy intrigue him to delve deep into analyzing the broader scenario of global affairs. Besides, the author is also exploring the field of media and journalism.

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