China relations with Sri Lanka growing rapidly, 300,000 tourists to come


China says over the past year the pragmatic cooperation between China and Sri Lanka has developed rapidly. Speaking at the Chinese National Day celebrations in Colombo, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan said that the number of Chinese tourists visiting Sri Lanka is expected to increase this year.

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, several members of the joint opposition and military officers attended the National Day event in Colombo.


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