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China ready to sign friendship treaties with SL: Xi Jinping

China ready to sign friendship treaties with SL: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours including Sri Lanka to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region. MORE...

March 28, 2015  11:55 am|

Sri Lanka fires fresh salvo at Chinese firm

Sri Lanka fires fresh salvo at Chinese firm

The Chinese company involved in the controversial US$1.4 billion Colombo Port City project has failed to furnish the necessary documents within the two-week deadline set by the new government, which is also reviewing other Chinese projects including a high-profile telecommunications tower, Sri Lankas finance minister said. MORE..

March 28, 2015  01:32 am|

China offers Sri Lanka olive branch and warnings

China offers Sri Lanka olive branch and warnings

President Xi Jinping worked to mend relations with Sri Lanka on Thursday as Chinese state-run media warned the island nations new government against shutting off billions in investments from Beijing, AFP reports. MORE...

March 26, 2015  01:45 pm|

Sirisena meets Chinas President amid new look at ties

Sirisena meets Chinas President amid new look at ties

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena has held talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid efforts to recalibrate his predecessors strongly pro-China policies. MORE..

March 26, 2015  10:28 am|

President Sirisena leaves for Beijing

President Sirisena leaves for Beijing

President Maithripala Sirisena today left for Beijing commencing a four-day state visit on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. MORE..

March 25, 2015  02:10 pm|

Sirisena heads to China to smooth ruffled ties

Sirisena heads to China to smooth ruffled ties

Sri Lankas new president heads to Beijing this week for talks with Chinas leadership, seeking to smooth ruffled feathers after scuttling Chinese-funded projects and seeking stronger ties with regional rival India. MORE...

March 24, 2015  10:19 am|

China urges Sri Lanka to protect interests of investors

China urges Sri Lanka to protect interests of investors

China on Tuesday urged Sri Lanka to protect the interests of Chinese investors and promote bilateral economic ties following the suspension of a China-funded port project in Colombo. MORE...

March 17, 2015  04:27 pm|

Sri Lanka-China tensions rise over suspended port project

Sri Lanka-China tensions rise over suspended port project

The Sri Lankan governments decision to review, and in effect suspend, the $US1.4 billion, Chinese-backed Colombo Port City (CPC) project has strained relations between Beijing and Colombo. MORE...

March 16, 2015  12:48 pm|

Sri Lanka to strengthen special friendship with China

Sri Lanka to strengthen special friendship with China

Describing the bilateral relations between China and Sri Lanka as a special friendship, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his desire to closely engage with the Chinese Government. MORE..

February 7, 2015  02:33 pm|

President reaffirms commitment to ties with China

President reaffirms commitment to ties with China

In a message to mark the Chinese New Year, President Sirisena noted the importance of Chinese President Xi Jinpings visit to Sri Lanka last September and affirmed that ties between Sri Lanka and China will continue at a strong level during his tenure. MORE..

February 5, 2015  10:48 am|

China, Sri Lanka traditionally friendly neighbours: Xi

China, Sri Lanka traditionally friendly neighbours: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a congratulatory message to his Sri Lanka counterpart Maithripala Sirisena to mark the 67th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. MORE..

February 4, 2015  10:04 am|

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