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President Xi Jinping extends birthday greetings to President Maithripala Sirisena


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On 28 August, Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan called upon President Maithripala Sirisena, and handed over a letter of birthday greetings from President Xi Jinping.

In the letter, President Xi congratulated his Sri Lankan counterpart on the latter’s 67th birthday, and appreciated the good working relations between them. President Xi stressed, “I attach great importance to the development of our bilateral relations and would like to work together with you to further promote China-Sri Lanka Strategic Cooperative Partnership to a new height.”

On the same day, President Sirisena replied a letter of thanks through the Chinese Embassy, and expressed deep gratitude to his Chinese counterpart for the warm greetings extended. President Sirisena stated that the bilateral relations “have made tremendous progress in the recent past encompassing various sectors. It is my fervent belief that the close collaboration will continue to flourish and expand for the benefit of our peoples. I would be looking forward to work closely with you to further strengthen the development cooperation between our two nations.”


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