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H. E. Ambassador Wu Jianghao attended the launching ceremony of the Southern Railway

On October 28, the construction of the first phase of the Southern Railway extension from Matara to Kataragama, contracted by a Chinese company, was launched by Hon. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa. H. E. Ambassador Wu Jianghao attended the ceremony. Hon. Speaker Rajapaksa thanked the Chinese government for its assistance in building the first new railway after Sri Lanka's independence in 1948. H. E. Ambassador Wu highly commended on the important role of the railway in the development of the region and said that China would continue to support Sri Lanka in its infrastructure construction.


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