|Chinese Ambassador H.E. Yi Xianliang calls on the Mahanayakes of Malwatte Chapter and Asgiriya Chapter|
Chinese Ambassador H. E. Yi Xianliang called on Malwatte Chapter Mahanayake Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera and Asgiriya Chapter Mahanayake Most Ven. Galagama Dhammasiddi Sri Dhammananda Attadassi Thera in Kandy on 5 June.
Ambassador Yi said that China and Sri Lanka are traditional friendly countries,and Buddhism is an important bond which connected the two nations together. The Buddhism exchanges dated back to ancient times and were very fruitful. China is willing to enhance exchanges with Sri Lanka in this regard and would like to invite the Mahanayakes to visit China.
The Mahanayakes said that China is a good friend of Sri Lanka, and the Sri Lankan side is grateful for China’s assistance and help in Sri Lanka’s economic and social development. The Buddhist societies of the two nations maintain close contacts, and the Maha Sanga of Sri Lanka would like to strengthen the exchanges with China and promote the development of bilateral relations.