Visitors read information posted about land reclaimed for the Port City Colombo project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on January 2. The project was initiated as part of China's “Belt and Road Initiative” and will include an international financial district, plus residential and entertainment zones. Photo: AP 

China's role in Sri Lankan development sparks fears over sovereignty, local economy

Freddie Kleiner says China’s increasing role in Sri Lanka’s development – including its major Port City Colombo plans – has some asking whether Beijing’s growing influence threatens the nation’s sovereignty

Topic |   China-Sri Lanka relations

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Visitors read information posted about land reclaimed for the Port City Colombo project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on January 2. The project was initiated as part of China's “Belt and Road Initiative” and will include an international financial district, plus residential and entertainment zones. Photo: AP 
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