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President seeks Chinese assistance in social media monitoring?

President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly sought Chinese assistance in locating individuals who propagate misinformation on social networking sites.

China pledges Rs. 2.6bn for SL defence

In a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (14), Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged Rs. 2.6 billion for defence spending, among other pledges of assistance, the official Government news portal reported.

President off to China to attend Asian Civilisations conference, expected to meet Xi

President Maithripala Sirisena flew to Beijing this morning to attend an international conference titled Dialogue of Asian Civilizations to be held on 15 May.