China to provide assistance for Sri Lanka's development


China will continue to provide assistance for Sri Lanka’s socioeconomic development

Since the establishment of diplomatic ties, China and Sri Lanka have shown mutual understanding and rendered each other support, Zhao Lijian, spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, said in remarks during a press conference on Wednesday.

“China has been providing assistance for Sri Lanka’s socioeconomic development as its capability allows, and will continue to do so going forward. With the efforts and solidarity of the Sri Lankan government and people, the country is believed to overcome the temporary difficulties soon and embrace even greater development,” Zhao said