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Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing introduces ‘The Story of Sigiriya’

The book fair in progress.

The Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing participated at the '15th Beijing International Book Fair' that was held last week under the theme of 'Colourful Dream of the Silk Road.'

The book 'The Story of Sigiriya' written by Senani Ponnamperuma, was introduced to a Chinese group of book lovers.

On August 24, at the opening day of the book fair, 'The Story of Sigiriya' was presented on behalf of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing by Third Secretary Inoka Weerasinghe. She highlighted the Sigiri frescos in order to enhance the tourist attraction towards Sigiriya.

The Sri Lankan mission in Beijing is currently endeavouring to translate some culturally important literature of Sri Lanka into the Chinese language.