05 January 2018
Japan’s Foreign Minister Tharo Kono reportedly pledged his government’s “fullest support for the development and reconciliation process of Sri Lanka” in a visit to Colombo today.
Sri Lanka’s President’s Media Division reported that Mr Kono said there was “an excellent trade relationship between the two countries” and would be sending a delegation to discuss business opportunities to the island at the end of this month.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena thanked Japan for the ”continuous support given to Sri Lanka as a true friend... as well as internationally during the past conflict period”.
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