COLOMBO (News 1st) – A high-level delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by International Department Vice Minister Chen Zhou called on Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo on Sunday (15).Former Minister Pavithra Vanniarachchi, MP Namal Rajapaksa, State Minister Tharaka Balasuriya, and SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam attended the meeting as well.A high-level delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by International Department Vice Minister Chen Zhou landed at the Bandranaike International Airport, on Saturday (Jan.
14), the Chinese Embassy in Colombo tweeted. "Chen Zhou, Vice Minister of the International Department, the Communist Party of China Central Committee has arrived at BIA just now and received warmly welcome," the Chinese Embassy tweet read.
The CPC delegation led by Chen Zhou will remain in Sri Lanka until the 18th of January. This is the first official visit of the CPC to Sri Lanka after its 20th National Congress.According to the Chinese Embassy, the CPC delegation is scheduled to meet leaders of the government and political parties of Sri Lanka. .