China closely following developments in Sri Lanka


China says it is closely following the violent turn of events in Sri Lanka and asked Chinese nationals working in the island nation to be alert and on guard against risks.

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian said they are hopeful that with the joint efforts of all sectors of Sri Lanka, the country will regain peace and stability as soon as possible.

In view of the current situation, an islandwide curfew has been imposed till 07.00 am tomorrow (12).