Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves as he arrives in India on an official visit. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sri Lanka’s new government wants to undo Hambantota port lease to Chinese venture

  • The previous government changed the terms of the Belt and Road Initiative project, agreeing to a 99-year lease
  • But the new administration wants to return to the original deal and pay back the loan as originally agreed
Topic |   Sri Lanka
Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves as he arrives in India on an official visit. Photo: EPA-EFE
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