Jul 05, 2018

CHEC funding MR campaign : 'speculation inconsistent with facts'

The speculation by an international media organization that CHEC funded former President’s 2015 Presidential Election campaign is completely inconsistent with the facts, the Chinese embassy in Colombo says.

The embassy stated thus In a media release issued after a 'select' press briefing held earlier in the day.

Mr. Luo Chong, Spokesperson and the Chief of Political Section of Chinese Embassy, Ms. An Xin, Deputy Managing Director of Representative Office of China Habour Engineering Company Ltd and Mr. Tissa Wickramasinhe, COO of Hambantota International Port Group Ltd (HIPG) made remarks on the so-called "Debt Trap" and some other related issues, during the media briefing.

Click to read complete statement as well as the remarks made by the embassy spokesperson.