Discussions have been held between Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiao Bao this evening strengthening the friendship between the two countries. .
The two parties held discussions on strengthening friendship between the two countries, trade agreements and the aid to be provided by China for the development process in Sri Lanka. China is maintaining close cooperation in the development battle as well as during the operation launched against terrorism. China has extended assistance for the massive development projects in the fields of Ports, aviation and power. The two leaders focused on the opportunity in the country to achieve the development targets in the peaceful atmosphere. Special consideration was given to the construction of the Hambantota harbour which is largest development project to be carried out under Chinese aid.