Sri Lanka keen to strengthen cooperation with China on agriculture

The Sri Lankan Government says it is keen to strengthen cooperation with China in the field of agriculture, the Asia Pacific Focus website reported. Minister...

Over 6000 Chinese employed in Sri Lanka on projects

Over 6000 Chinese are employed in Sri Lanka on various projects, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said. Yang Zuoyuan, the Economic and Commercial Counselor at...

China assures no hidden conditions to its assistance to Sri Lanka

China today assured there are no hidden conditions attached to its assistance offered to Sri Lanka. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan had given...

Sri Lanka and China in the eyes of photographers

An exhibition to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and China was opened today in Colombo. Titled 'Sri Lanka and China in...

Sri Lanka assures China will tackle issues related to project deals

Sri Lanka has assured China it will tackle issues related to project deals between both countries. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan held...

Sri Lanka sees relations with China growing under Xi’s leadership

Sri Lanka on Friday said it sees the relationship with China growing under the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Asia Pacific Daily (APD)...

Government notes China is a dependable friend

The Government has noted that China is a dependable friend and has been there during good times and bad. State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake...

China seeks to push forward development agenda with Sri Lanka

China today sought to push forward the development agenda with Sri Lanka and strengthen the relationship between both countries. The President of China, Xi Jinping,...

Sri Lanka resolves to further deepen relations with China

Sri Lanka has resolved to further deepen relations with China, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said today. President Maithripala Sirisena, in a message to Chinese...

Sri Lanka assures China it will actively participate in “Belt and Road”

Sri Lanka has assured China that it will actively participate in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said today. The...

China to help Sri Lanka increase market for black teas

China has offered to help Sri Lanka improve the market of black teas in China, a Minister said on Thursday. Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake...

Sri Lanka expects relations with China to further strengthen

Sri Lanka expects relations with China to further strengthen, Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today. He said this when he met the newly appointed Chinese...

Sri Lanka briefs US State Department on Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka has briefed the US State Department on the Hambantota Port and assured that there would not be a foreign military presence at...

China wants focus on key investment projects in Sri Lanka

China and Sri Lanka should focus on strengthening cooperation over key investment projects, Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday told his visiting counterpart from...

China rejects speculation on Hambantota port project

China has rejected as pure speculation some claims made with regards to the Hambantota port project. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the Hambantota port...

Sri Lanka defends trade deals with Singapore, China and India

Sri Lanka today defended the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore and the proposed deals with China and India, Asia Pacific Daily (APD) news...

Chinese Ambassador and four new envoys present credentials

The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka was among five new envoys who presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today. The new Ambassador of China...

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka breaks silence on news report

The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka today broke its silence over a New York Times report published recently which revealed that China had funded former...

Gotabaya defends former regime’s decision to obtain loans from China

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has defended the decision taken by the former Government to obtain loans from China. The former Government under then President...

Chinese invite select media in Colombo for meet after NYT report

The Chinese Embassy in Colombo has invited select journalists for an urgent meeting tomorrow (Thursday) following the New York Times report which accused China of...