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* China, Sri Lanka to accelerate implementation of cooperation on big economic projects
Tue, Dec 3, 2019, 08:59 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 03 (Xinhua) COLOMBO- China and Sri Lanka have agreed to speed up the implementation of cooperation on major economic projects, the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka said in a statement on Monday.

During a visit by former Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Wu Jianghao, who visited the island nation as the representative of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, China and Sri Lanka have agreed to further strengthen robust political trust between the two countries and upgrade their pragmatic cooperation, the embassy said.

According to the embassy, the two countries will speed up the implementation of cooperation on big economic projects, including the Colombo Port City and the Hambantota Port, under the existing consensus, and on that basis draw up and promote a new blueprint for future cooperation.

Wu, during his stay in Sri Lanka on Sunday and Monday, paid separate calls on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and other Sri Lankan leaders.

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