Sri Lankan president seeks to mend ties with China after port suspension

March 25, 2015 2:52 PM

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Sri Lankan president seeks to mend ties with China after port suspension

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena headed to Beijing on Wednesday seeking to end a stalemate over China's biggest investment project in the island which his administration has suspended over allegations of wrongdoing.

The review of the $1.4 billion Colombo port city project ordered by Sirisena after he took office in January has become a sore point, with neither side showing signs of backing down.

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