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Monday, 05 October 2015 - 15:54
Update: Sri Lanka is ready to change its traditional economy; says Prime Minister in Japan
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that steps would be taken to attract Japanese private investors to Sri Lanka.

The Premier further said in a discussion held in Tokyo today that Sri Lanka is ready to start economic reconstruction of the next level of development.

The discussions were held targeting the development of business activities of Sri Lanka.

During the discussions, President of Japan - Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs Cooperation Committee Tadayuki Seki said a clear road is visible for Sri Lanka to achieve rapid development.

At the same time, Premier Wickremesinghe told the meeting that a new political culture simultaneously with a new economic policy has been implemented under the new government.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister met the Sri Lankan domiciled in Tokyo today.

The premier told the gathering that his government is ready to change the traditional economic system of the country, in the manner, the conservative politics was changed.

Premier Wickremesinghe also met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Japan, former Prime Minister Taro Aso this afternoon.

He also had discussions with deputy chairman of the ruling party of Japan Liberal Democratic Party Masahiko Komura and Internal Affairs and Communication Minister of Japan Sanae Takaichi.

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Technology, Technology Education and Employment Minister Susil Premajayantha were also present.



Update: Monday, 05 October 2015 - 19:09
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A pledge from Premier to Japan


Today is the second day of Premier Ranil Wickramasinghe’s official tour of Japan.

Meeting the Japanese Foreign Minister this morning, the Premier stated that Sri Lanka will support Japan in obtaining a seat representing Asia at the UN Security Council which will be held next month.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe informed the Japanese Foreign Minister that the Sri Lankan security forces are always ready for peacekeeping activities.

The Premier also participated in the Japan-Sri Lanka Business Forum.

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