• Fri. Jun 14th, 2024

Japanese delegation and Sri Lanka’s president discuss resuming stalled development projects 

Minister of State in the Cabinet Office of Japan, FUJIMARU Satoshi, and, former Minister of State for Regional Revitalization and Regulatory ReformYAMAMOTO Kozo, called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat today (31st of July).

During the meeting, they discussed the stalled development projects in Sri Lanka, which were previously supported by the Japanese Government. The parties agreed to restart these projects once the credit optimization process in Sri Lanka is completed. Additionally, they decided to involve officials from the Japanese Embassy in Sri Lanka in conducting an investigation related to these projects.

The Japanese delegation, including Mizukoshi Hideaki, Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, President’s Senior Advisor on National Security and Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayaka, and President’s Senior Adviser on Economic Affairs Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga, among others, attended this event.

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