President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka visited and inaugurated the landmark Colombo Port City project on Wednesday.
Three years ago, a cornea from Sri Lanka restored Xu Pengfei's sight in his right eye, and on Wednesday the 10-year-old was able to express his thanks by helping someone in Sri Lanka see again.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Wednesday with Sri Lankan Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne, calling on the two sides to implement and expedite major cooperative projects.
China regards Sri Lanka as an all-weather friend and partner, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Wednesday when meeting with Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.
President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called on China and Sri Lanka to accelerate the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between the two countries.
Visits by President Xi Jinping to three South Asia countries show China's commitment to regional cooperation and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Sri Lanka's hunger for infrastructure and new market growth points has attracted an increasing number of Chinese enterprises to invest money and resources over the past five years to gain a larger foothold in a rapidly developing market.
Negotiations of the deal will inspire greater engagement from other South Asia nations in Beijing's proposed Maritime Silk Road project.
China stands ready to work with Sri Lanka to consolidate their strategic cooperative partnership and pursue common development for a better future, says Chinese President Xi Jinping.
President Xi Jinping arrives in Colombo Tuesday for the first state visit to Sri Lanka by a Chinese head of state in 28 years.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Colombo on Tuesday for the first state visit to Sri Lanka by a Chinese head of state in decades.
Sri Lanka's media have given significant coverage to the historic visit by Chinese president Xi Jinping with articles being penned on the topic of China-Sri Lanka relations.