Japan to deepen relationship with Sri Lanka

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide SugaThe Japanese Government wants to deepen  its relationship and partnership with Sri Lanka, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

He said that Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit Japan from today and meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday.

Abe and Wickremesinghe are expected to discuss maritime cooperation.

Suga told a press conference that Sri Lanka is very important for peace and safety in the Indian Ocean. (Colombo Gazette)