State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Kazuyulci Nakane will visit Sri Lanka from August 28-30 to participate in the commissioning ceremony of the patrol vessels donated from Japan to Sri Lanka.
The Japan Embassy stated that during the visit, Nakane will call on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and hold meetings with other Sri Lankan government leaders to further promote bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Japanese Government donated the two vessels to Sri Lanka under the Grant Aid of Government of Japan.
The Embassy said the two patrol vessels will be handed over to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard on August 29 at the Colombo Port and will be utilized to improve maritime safety and strengthen control of the maritime borders of Sri Lanka.
Ahmed Monday, 27 August 2018 14:05
is he going to tell us what to do like the other one did ?
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Waco Monday, 27 August 2018 14:06
These must be high quality and durable Vessels.
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Dhammika Monday, 27 August 2018 14:42
GOOD , Its better to have Japanese investments than Indian and Chinese .
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kasi Tuesday, 28 August 2018 21:46
Dhammika, you absolutely correct. Japan is our long term good friend.Before China take over the whole country with its loans we need act wisely
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upali Monday, 27 August 2018 16:23
Someone please correct me....I never heard of Srilanka coast Guard. Its all NAvy doing the job.
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Lord Wolfstein Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:33
Of course, Sri Lanka has a Coast Guard. It comes under the purview of the Ministry of Defense and is staffed by civilian personnel. However, many tasks are taken over by the Navy, which should be changed.
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Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 27 August 2018 18:04
Sri Lanka has become a hive of activity for foreign dignitaries courtesy future interests for them.
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