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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on an official visit this Sunday, the External Affairs Ministry said today.

Mr. Abe will be in the country on Sept. 7 and 8 on an invitation by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

“It is 24 years since the last visit of a Japanese Prime Minister to Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan Government is confident that this visit will help both countries to further consolidate and expand the existing relations, particularly in trade and economic cooperation,” the Ministry statement said.  

Prime Minister Abe will be accompanied by a high level delegation, which includes business leaders from several Japanese companies, notably small and medium sized enterprises, ranging from infrastructure to food industries.  Japan has been a key partner in Sri Lanka’s socio-economic development and the forthcoming official visit of Prime Minister Abe will be an important milestone in further enhancing bilateral relations, the statement said.

  Comments - 6

  • peace Monday, 01 September 2014 12:52 PM

    Welcome sir sign and send recondition garbage and keep your city clean.

    unchikun Monday, 01 September 2014 07:42 AM

    It was reported in Japanese media that Prime Minister Abe will be visiting Sri Lanka as Japan is not happy with the Chinese presence in Sri Lanka and countries in this region.

    Famine Birds Monday, 01 September 2014 07:51 AM

    Our famine birds are waiting to ask loan. Pls careful

    ABC Monday, 01 September 2014 01:48 PM

    When LTTE terror was active no wolrd leaders visited our country. At least now people dont mind pay a visit. Obama will come after Putin visit. via DM Android App

    zuh Monday, 01 September 2014 03:01 PM

    sayonara via DM Android App

    chennaiguy Monday, 01 September 2014 03:32 PM

    Ohh on my birthday ) have a nice trip mr PM

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