A reception was held at the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo on Monday to mark the 91st Anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, opposition leader R. Sampanthan, Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Kapila Waidyaratne, Ministers, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan and other officials were also present at the event.

Pictures by Zarani