Sri Lanka hosts mass wedding for Chinese couples

Sri Lanka today hosted a mass wedding for 50 Chinese couples at a grand ceremony in Colombo. Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Champika Ranawaka...

Maldives defends China FTA; confident of Sri Lanka ties

By Easwaran Rutnam The Maldives Government today defended a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China and also expressed confidence over its relationship with Sri Lanka. Addressing...

No hidden agenda in China-Lanka cooperation

By Yi Xianliang, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka   Profound and complex changes are taking place in the current world regarding geopolitical and economic circumstances, with...

Chinese delegation in Sri Lanka to explore investment opportunities

A Chinese business delegation is in Sri Lanka to explore investment opportunities between both countries. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce said that an 18 member business...

Sri Lanka to host wedding for 100 Chinese couples

Sri Lanka is to host a wedding for 100 Chinese couples at Town Hall in Colombo on December 17, the Government announced today. The royal...

Chinese Film Festival in Colombo to mark Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year – the 3rd Chinese Film Festival organized by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the National Film...

China-Sri Lanka Lanka Friendship unstoppable

By Yi Xianliang, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka I am going to complete my assignment and return to my motherland today. On February 24, 2015,...

Hambantota port formally handed over to China-led company

The Hambantota port was today formally handed over to a China-led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing...

Questions raised over deal with China on Colombo port

Questions were raised in Parliament today over the deal reached with two Chinese companies on the Colombo port. United National Party member Ajith P. Perera...

China-built railway in southern Sri Lanka starts track-laying

The track-laying commencement of the first phase of the China-built Matara-Kataragama railway extension project has been held in Matara in southern Sri Lanka. The first...

China says Port City being built at an accelerated pace

China’s largest engineering firm, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), says it is firmly on track with its railway project in Malaysia and is also...

Action to be taken on violation of local laws at Chinese sites in Sri...

Minister of National Integration, Official Languages, Social Progress and Hindu Religious Affairs, Mano Ganesan says action is to be taken on the violation of...

Hambantota harbour workers protest against China deal

Hambantota harbour workers today staged a protest in Colombo against the deal between the Government and China. The deal gives a Chinese company majority shares...

China secures deals to improve facilities at Colombo port

Two Chinese companies have been awarded contracts to improve facilities at the Jaya Container Terminal of the Colombo port. The Government said that one Chinese...

Sri Lanka’s leading wildlife experts welcome China’s ban on ivory sales

Sri Lanka's leading wildlife experts and environmentalists on Thursday welcomed China's decision to ban ivory sales, saying all countries should follow China's example in...

China donates rice to Sri Lanka as humanitarian assistance

China today donated a stock of rice to Sri Lanka as humanitarian assistance to those affected by the recent drought. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri...

China confident its relationship with Sri Lanka will grow stronger

The Chinese Government today said that it is confident that the friendship with Sri Lanka will grow stronger. Cheng Xueyuan, the Ambassador-designate of the People's...

China aims to build houses, roads in Sri Lanka’s north to extend sway

China wants to build houses and roads in Sri Lanka's north, much of which is in a state of disrepair nearly a decade after...

Sri Lanka uses China as example on need to support Government

Sri Lanka has used China as example on the need for the people of the country to support the Government. Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku, the Ambassador...

Sri Lanka receives a further USD 97.365 million for Hambantota Port

The Government today said it has received the second installment as part of the deal on the Hambantota Port. The Sri Lanka Ports Authority said...