Discussions were held between Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiaobao last evening strengthening the friendship between the two countries. .
China is maintaining close cooperation in the development battle as during the operation launched against terrorism. China extended assistance for the massive development projects in the fields of Ports, aviation and power.
The two leaders focused on the opportunities 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 the largest development project to be launched with Chinese aid.