Mar 28, 2015 (LBO) – Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang assured and pledged Chinese government’s fullest support to the new government of Sri Lanka, a media release said.
“The Chinese Premier further said China does not have relationship with individuals of different countries, but it has a policy of developing bilateral ties with nations,” the release by the official website of the President of the Sri Lanka said.
The Chinese PM met President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (26) afternoon, who is in a four day tour to China.
Sri Lanka’s new regime led by President Maithripala Sirisena was quoted as saying in response to Chinese PM that the Sri Lanka expects to continue with the longstanding bilateral ties with China.
President Sirisena also thanked the Chinese government for the assistance given to Sri Lankan military forces to eradicate three decades long brutal terrorist war.
He was quoted saying that the new government has initiated many programmes and people centric projects during the three months period and expects to create an atmosphere, which is free from corruption and malpractices.
The President also welcomed more investments in Sri Lanka from Chinese industrialists.