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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Sri Lanka, China sign deal to co-build dendro power plant

Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in Moneragala in the country's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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-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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...