Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

China cel­e­brates

71st Na­tional Day at BMICH

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The Sri Lanka China So­ci­ety cel­e­brated the 71 st Na­tional day of the Peo­ple’s Re­pub­lic of China on Septem­ber 28 at the BMICH with the as­sis­tance of the Chi­nese Em­bassy of Sri Lanka.

The Chief guest at the oc­ca­sion was Premier Mahina Ra­japaksa. Min­is­ter of Health Pav­i­tra Wan­niarachchi, for­mer Speaker Karu Jaya­suriya and Hu Wei Charge d’ af­faires of the Chi­nese Em­bassy par­tic­i­pated as spe­cial guests.

The keynote ad­dress was made by Prof. Sir­i­mal Abeyratne, Pro­fes­sor in Eco­nom­ics at the Univer­sity of Colombo. His topic was

Sri Lanka’s Post COVID-19 Eco­nomic Progress and Chi­naLanka Re­la­tions.

Dr Palitha Ko­hona Des­ig­nate am­bas­sador to China and Mr Hu Wei Charge d ‘ af­faires of Chi­nese Em­bassy also ad­dressed the gath­er­ing.

Premier Ra­japaksa

pre­sented prizes to win­ners of the Asian Art Com­pe­ti­tion held in Benxi, China.

Fur­ther to that the Sri Lanka China So­ci­ety pre­sented dis­tin­guished guests with the first copies of the sou­venirs pub­lished to mark the 71st an­niver­sary ofchina.

(Jinith De Silva, Pres­i­dent of Sri Lanka China So­ci­ety)

 ??  ?? Miss Se­sandi Onethra of Devi Ba­lika Vidyalaya Colombo re­ceives her prize for par­tic­i­pat­ing at the art com­pe­ti­tion from Prime Min­is­ter Mahinda Ra­japaksa while Hu Wei Act­ing Chi­nese Am­bas­sador to Sri Lanka and Jinith De Silva Pres­i­dent of Sri Lanka China So­ci­ety look on
Miss Se­sandi Onethra of Devi Ba­lika Vidyalaya Colombo re­ceives her prize for par­tic­i­pat­ing at the art com­pe­ti­tion from Prime Min­is­ter Mahinda Ra­japaksa while Hu Wei Act­ing Chi­nese Am­bas­sador to Sri Lanka and Jinith De Silva Pres­i­dent of Sri Lanka China So­ci­ety look on

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