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CPC and SLPP hold advanced seminar on governance

8 November, 2020

The Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) on Wednesday held an advanced seminar on governance via video conferencing.

Minister Song Tao of the International Department of Central Committee of CPC, Party Secretary Liu Cigui of CPC Provincial Committee of Hainan Province, SLPP Chairman Professor G.L. Peiris, Secretary General Sagara Kariyawasam, SLPP MPs, including Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Namal Rajapaksa and Ramesh Pathirana together with some State Ministers and Mayors from the Western Province participated in the virtual event.

Ambassador-designate Qi Zhenhong, who is in self-quarantine after arriving to accept his new post in Sri Lanka last week, joined the discussion and delivered a speech on behalf of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka.

The advanced seminar was on the consensus reached by Presidents Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Xi Jinping in their telephone conversation as well as recent high-level visit of Yang Jiechi to Sri Lanka.

The two ruling parties of China and Sri Lanka are committed to jointly promote regular exchanges, engage in in-depth experience sharing on governance and to enhance collaboration during and after the Covid-19 pandemic, a release from the Government stated.