Last Updated : Jul 20 2018 5:59AM
News Highlights
Promise to electrify every village within 1000 days fulfilled: PM Modi            Home Minister expresses concern over lynching incidents            MEA Sushma Swaraj describes ASEAN as focal point of India’s foreign policy           

International News

Mar 07, 2018
5:20PM

China asks Sri Lankan govt to ensure security of its nationals


China today urged the Sri Lankan Government to take measures to ensure the security of its nationals in view of the communal clashes between the Buddhists and Muslims that led to the imposition of an emergency. 

Sri Lanka yesterday declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the country's scenic Kandy district that left two persons dead and damaged several mosques and homes.

Violence, triggered by the death of a Sinhalese man at the hands of a mob last week, erupted yesterday in the Theldeniya area of the central hill district popular with tourists. 

Asked about the emergency imposed in Sri Lanka to clampdown on the communal clashes, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing that China hopes the Sri Lankan government would take measures to protect the safety and security of Chinese nationals.

China invested billions of dollars in Sri Lanka, including in the development of ports in Hambantota and Colombo. Sri Lanka has also emerged as a popular destination for Chinese tourists.

Listen News

  • Morning News 19 (Jul)
  • Midday News 19 (Jul)
  • News at Nine 19 (Jul)
  • Hourly 19 (Jul) (2300hrs)
  • समाचार प्रभात 19 (Jul)
  • दोपहर समाचार 19 (Jul)
  • समाचार संध्या 19 (Jul)
  • प्रति घंटा समाचार 19 (Jul) (2305hrs)
  • Khabarnama (Mor) 19 (Jul)
  • Khabrein(Day) 19 (Jul)
  • Khabrein(Eve) 19 (Jul)
  • Aaj Savere 19 (Jul)
  • Parikrama 19 (Jul)

Listen Programs

  • Market Mantra 19 (Jul)
  • Samayki 19 (Jul)
  • Sports Scan 19 (Jul)
  • Spotlight/News Analysis 19 (Jul)
  • Public Speak
  • Country wide 19 (Jul)
  • Surkhiyo se Pare 19 (Jul)
  • Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 18 (Jul)
  • Vaad-Samvaad 10 (Jul)
  • Money Talk 10 (Jul)
  • Current Affairs 13 (Jul)

 

 

 

 

× All donations towards the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund(PMNRF) and the National Defence Fund(NDF) are notified for 100% deduction from taxable income under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act,1961""