Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris had discussions with the Ambassador of China in Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong at the Ministry on 2 June 2022.
During the meeting, Ambassador Zhenhong briefed Prof. Peiris on the assistance provided to Sri Lanka and discussed matters pertaining to bilateral engagements and current developments in the country.
While appreciating the generous assistance and support extended by China, particularly during the current situation, Peiris requested the continued support of the Chinese Government to mitigate the economic challenges in Sri Lanka. Both parties appreciated the multifaceted relations and the close friendship between the two countries.
Senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and officials of the Embassy of China were present during the meeting.