Chinese State Councilor and Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on Tuesday, the Government Information Department said.

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Chinese Defense Minister Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe and the delegation was received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by Defence Ministry Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) in keeping with Sri Lankan traditions at the BIA.

General Fenghe will hold bilateral discussions with the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa during the short stay in Sri Lanka.

The visit and the reception had been organised in accordance with the healthcare guidelines and ‘Air Bubble’ concept to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong, Chief of Defence Staff and Army Commander Gen. Shavendra Silva, Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, Air Force Chief of Staff Air Vice Marshal Prasanna Payoe, Chinese Embassy Officials and Senior Military Officers were also present.


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