Lanka –China relationship enhanced because of Sobitha Thero: Ambassador Yi
November 9, 2015 04:13 pm
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang has expressed his deepest condolence to the passing away of Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero.
“I am writing to you to express my deepest condolence to the passing away of Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, who is deeply admired and loved by the people for his unremitting efforts in promoting Buddhism and social equity and harmony among the people.
As a good friend of Chinese people and a patron of Sri Lanka-China Buddhist Friendship Association, Ven. Sobitha Thero had done the best to enhance mutual understanding between our two peoples and China-Sri Lanka traditional friendship by promoting greatly the Buddhists’ communication and exchanges between two sides.
China pays high attention to the development of China-Sri Lanka friendly relations in all fields including Buddhists and is ready to advance our friendship to the next step,” Ambassador Yi Xianliang said in a statement.