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Sri Lanka minister criticised for opposing Hambantota port project with China

Sri Lanka's Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe is facing the wrath of the Cabinet members after he opposed a recently signed deal with China on the strategic Hambantota port.

published on : 12th August 2017

Sri Lanka, China sign USD 1.1 billion Hambantota port deal

The deal had been delayed by several months over concerns that the deep-sea port could be used by the Chinese navy.

published on : 29th July 2017

Sri Lanka scales back Hambantota port deal with China

Sri Lanka's Cabinet today approved the sale to a Chinese firm of a 70 per cent stake in the strategically-located Hambantota port, tweaking the deal after the initial agreement sparked protests.

published on : 26th July 2017

Colombo’s pro-West tilt brings Chinese Defence Minister post haste to Sri Lanka

Concerned about Sri Lanka’s lurch towards the US and the West, China is sending its Defence Minister Gen.Chang Wanquan to Colombo for a there-day trip beginning on Sunday.

published on : 19th March 2017

Sri Lanka proposes to cut Chinese stake in Hambantota port from 80 to 60 per cent

The proposal comes in the wake of the Ports Minister Arjuna Ranatunga campaigning against the existing agreement on the port.

published on : 18th March 2017
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