He said this during a reception hosted for visiting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Tokyo.
The Prime Minister’s office said that Takeshita gave an assurance measures will be taken to boost the relations between the Parliaments of both countries.
Wickremesinghe accompanied by Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe is on an official visit to Japan.
During this visit, The Prime Minister will hold a meeting with Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, followed by several other engagements.
The Government of Japan has announced that they are looking forward to the visit which they believe will serve to further strengthen the friendly relations between Japan and Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)