President Rajapaksa will pay an official visit to China. The tour will begin tomorrow. The President is due to leave for China tomorrow on a four day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao. The Saint Petersburg Ecoomic Forum ws held in Russia last June. Mr. Hu Jintao extended an invitation to President Rajapaksa during the bilateral talks he had with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of this Economic Forum.
In addition to the Chinese President, the Sri Lanka President is also due to meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. President Rajapaksa will also be an honoured Guest at the World University Games, also known as the Summer Universiade Shenzhen 2011, in the Southern City bordering Hong Kong.