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China congratulates MR

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Embassy of Chinese in Sri Lanka Chargé d’affaires Hu Wei on Saturday (8) called Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa on the eve of the latter’s re-assumption of premiership and the formation of the new Government. The Chinese envoy handed over a letter from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China to the SLPP, warmly congratulating SLPP’s landslide victory in the recently concluded general election, also highly appreciating the friendship and exchanges between the two parties and strongly expressing its willingness to deepen mutual co-operation between the two sides in the coming years. Prime Minister Rajapaksa extended his most sincere thanks to President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of China for the congratulations and the long-term solidarity, praising the time-tested friendship between the two countries and reiterating the commitment to promote bilateral relations in the future to a new height with joint efforts. Priorities of future co-operation including Port City Colombo, Hambantota Port and Industrial Park, drinking water supply, agricultural irrigation, and more were also discussed by the duo.

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