Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe states that the China – Sri Lanka relationship needs to head in a new direction.
The opposition leader who is currently on a tour of China speaking at a media briefing there noted that the diplomatic ties that commenced between the two countries through the rubber-rice agreement, should change according to the modern diplomatic setting.
Details of the opposition leader’s Chinese tour were exclusively provided to our news team by the Sinhala Service of the Chinese International Radio.
The opposition leader, who is on tour in China till the 16th of this month on an invitation of the Communist Party, toured the Beijing Museum yesterday.
Meanwhile, the United National Party states that elections should be first held in the Northern Province.
UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayaka stated this at a media briefing held in Colombo today.