Sri Lankan political parties mark CPC centenary

Leaders of major Sri Lankan political parties and cabinet ministers have attended a virtual conference to mark the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC). During the conference hosted by the Communist Party of Sri Lanka on Tuesday, Mahinda Rajapaksa, prime minister and leader of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, made a […]

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 […]

Time to Invest in Sri Lanka

by H.E. Qi Zhenhong, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka It is a pleasure for me to participate in Sri Lanka Investment Forum 2021. This year’s forum is held against the backdrop of Sri Lanka’s current combat against COVID-19. It is timely, necessary, and of great significance in facilitating Sri Lanka’s economic recovery in the post-pandemic […]

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 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 […]

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 […]