Colombo (LNW): China is set to lead a Foreign Ministry delegation to Sri Lanka from May 29 to June 01, 2023, to commence the 12th round of diplomatic consultations between the two nations.
The delegation will be led by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Sun Weidong, and the event will be held with Aruni Wijewardane, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka.
These discussions aim the enabling of the two nations to assess the status of bilateral relations covering a number of areas, including political, economic and cultural cooperation, and thematic cooperation and people-to-people contacts, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
During the visit, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of China is scheduled to call on President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and the State Minister of Foreign Affairs Tharaka Balasuriya. The delegation will also engage with the members of the Sri Lanka – China Parliamentary Friendship Association and visit the Sri Lanka – China Friendship Village in Dewanagala.