Assistant Foreign Minister of China and Special Representative of the Chinese President, Mr. Liu Jian Chao, called on President Maithripala Sirisena this morning at his official residence in Colombo.
Currently on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka, during the meeting, Mr. Chao conveyed the Chinese government’s congratulatory message on President Maithripala’s victory. The Chinese Diplomat also mentioned that two of China’s National magazines have carried very positive articles about President Maithripala.
Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka and officials accompanied the Assistant Foreign Minister for the discussion.
International Affairs Advisor to the President, Mr. Jayantha Dhanapala, Secretary to the Minister of External Affairs, Mrs. Chitranganee Wagishwara were also present.