Chinese Foreign Minister meets with Sri Lankan Prime Minister

BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday and discussed several issues including tourism, investment and the fight against Covid-19 to mark the celebration of the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
Wang arrived in Colombo on Saturday from the Maldives where he arrived on Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Maldives.
Speaking to Twitter, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister also announced that he had had a “very pleasant meeting” with Wang Yi.
“I had a very pleasant meeting with the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs. Discussions focused on logistics to facilitate the return of the many lka med students to China. post-Covid preparation, “tweeted Mahinda Rajapaksa.
“I thanked #China and its people for the continued support to #lka. As our two countries celebrate 65 years of bilateral relations, I hope this relationship we share will only grow and strengthen over the years. coming soon, ”he added. .
According to Chinese media, Global Times reported that Colombo will be the last stop on its first overseas visit in the New Year.


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