To Nourish the Flower of Life with China-Sri Lanka Friendship

speech by Ambassador Qi Zhenhong at the opening ceremony of the China – Sri Lanka Friendship National Nephrology Specialized Hospital on 11 June. His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, His Excellency Former President Maithripala Sirisena, Honorable Health Minister Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi, Ladies and Gentlemen, Ayubowan, Vanakkam! Today is a good day long-awaited by the Sri Lankan people. Today […]

A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed

by H.E. Qi Zhenhong, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka (25th May 2021, Bandaranaike International Airport)Your Honorable Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi,Honorable Ministers, State Ministers, Secretaries, and dear colleagues,Ladies and Gentlemen, Ayubowan, Vanakkam! On March 31st, we jointly welcomed the arrival of the 600,000 doses Sinopharm vaccines, a gift by Chinese people to Sri Lankan people. Today, we are highly pleased […]

China urges U.S. to immediately work with WHO on COVID-19 origin tracing

(Xinhua) — China on Thursday urged the United States to immediately work with the World Health Organization (WHO) on COVID-19 origin tracing in a science-based way like China did. Since the United States has repeatedly asked China to be part of a comprehensive, transparent and evidence-based international investigation, the United States should likewise fully respond […]

China supports for waiving of IP rights of COVID-19 vaccines

On 18th May, Mr. Zhao Lijian, Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry commented on the COVID-19 vaccines issues during the Ministry’s regular press conference.China Central Television: According to media reports, the US has recently announced that it supports waiving intellectual property rights of COVID-19 vaccines and will gradually increase supply of vaccines overseas. There are also […]

China puts forward a four-point proposal regarding Palestine-Israel conflict

China puts forward a four-point proposal regarding escalating Palestine-Israel conflict, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday. Wang made the remarks when chairing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on “The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question” via video link. Wang said that the escalating conflict […]

Letter of Sympathy

“We have learned that Sri Lanka is seeing a resurgence in the number of COVID-19 cases. As your good friend and partner, we are deeply concerned and sympathetic. Hereby, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) would like to express sincere sympathy to you, and through you, to the patients, the deceased […]

Sri Lanka, China vow to enhance pragmatic cooperation in all sectors

Sri Lanka and China vowed here Wednesday to enhance pragmatic cooperation in all sectors between the two countries including the military. The pledge came after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe. During the meeting, the Sri Lankan president, […]