The topic will be spoken in three eras of Sri Lanka- China Trade, cultural links over the years starting from 415AC to the current belt and road initiative between these two ears in post independence relations.
Ancient Times – Historical and cultural ties between the two countries extend back hundreds of years. Diplomatic tiers between Sri-Lanka and China have been very close especially during Sri Lanka freedom party government on Feb 7 1957, China and Sri Lanka established diplomatic relations.
Post Independence Relations – Post independent Sri Lanka fostered state-level economics ties with China at a time it was not envisaged, however, once established; trade relations expanded and even influenced other area of Sino- Lanka relations.
Belt and Road Era – Sri Lankan – Chinese relations in Belt and Road era can be considered the era of China-centric infrastructure development with completing massive projects including the biggest flow of FDI’s and PPP in Sri Lankan history.
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