Full backing for Chinese investments – President
President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will actively support Chinese investments in Sri Lanka.
President Sirisena has expressed these views at a meeting with China’s Ambassador to Sri Lankan Cheng Xueyuan. The China Times reported that the President has also reiterated his support for the “One Belt, One Road” initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
At the discussion President Sirisena has expressed support for Chinese funded projects in the country including the Hambantota port project and a China funded industrial park. During the meeting both sides have also exchanged views on political, economic and trade relations between both countries.
Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan has said that China will continue to actively support Sri Lanka’s economic and social development and ensure the benefits reach the Sri Lankan public.