|Chinese Ambassador H.E.Yi Xianliang Calls on the General Secretary of Sri Lankan Freedom Party|
On 18 May, 2015, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka H.E. Yi Xianliang called on the General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa. The two sides had friendly discussion on China-Sri Lanka relations and the exchanges between Chinese Communist Party and Sri Lanka Freedom Party.
Ambassador Yi highly appreciated the positive contribution made by Sri Lanka political parties including the Freedom Party to China-Sri Lanka relations and the friendly exchanges between Chinese Communist Party and Sri Lanka Freedom Party. Ambassador Yi said, China is firmly committed to strengthening the bialteral ties between the two countries and the peoples. China will deepen the pragmatic cooperation with Sri Lanka in various fields.
Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said, Sri Lanka and China are friends in need, Sri Lankan side sincerely appreciates China's great contribution in helping Sri Lanka end internal conflict, carry out post-war reconstruction, promote economic development, and improve local people's well being, which will not and should not be forgotten. Sri Lanka Freedom Party has maintained good relations with Chinese Communist Party, and will make efforts to further strengthen the exchanges and cooperation between the two parties, and promote the smooth development of the bilateral relations so as to benefit the people of the two sides.