President Maithripala Sirisena has extended his condolences to Japan on the death of dozens in the two earthquakes.
A 7.3 magnitude quake hit Japan’s Kyushu region on Saturday. It followed a 6.2 earthquake that hit on Thursday in the same area.
At least 40 were killed and another 2000 were injured during the tremors.
Over 73,000 people were evacuated from the area.