Chinese foreign minister on official visit to Sri Lanka
Posted on January 8th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana

China’s Foreign Minister and State Councillor, Wang Yi arrived in Sri Lanka this evening (January 08) on a two-day official visit.

Accompanied by a delegation of 18 Chinese officials, Minister Wang Yi reached the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake at around 8.20 p.m. via B-8415, a flight belonging to a Chinese carrier.

Upon his arrival, Minister Wang Yi was accorded a warm welcome by Minister of Youth & Sports Namal Rajapaksa, and State Minister of Aviation & Export Zones Development D.V. Chanaka.

Mr. Wang Yi will inaugurate the celebration of the 65th Anniversary of China-Sri Lanka diplomatic relations during his visit.

The Chinese foreign minister is also expected to present a number of investment proposals.

According to the Embassy of China in Sri Lanka, Colombo is the last stop of Mr. Wang Yi’s first foreign visit in the new year.

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