President Maithripala Sirisena Holds Bilateral Talks with Japanese Premier

Saturday, 28 May 2016 - 13:21


President Maithripala Sirisena who left for Japan to participate in the G7 state leaders’ summit, held bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today.

President Sirisena first met with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during which the President thanked Bangladesh for the assistance given during the recent disaster situation in Sri Lanka.

Matters relating to the apparel industry were also discussed.

President Maithripala Sirisena later met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The Japanese Prime Minister thanked the Sri Lankan President for the assistance given for the G 7 Summit while President Sirisena in return thanked Japan for inviting a Country such as Sri Lanka for the high profile summit.

The Japanese Premier while extending a concessionary loan of 38 Billion Yen also had inquired in to investment opportunities in Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also assured that Japan would provide any assistance or guidance to Sri Lanka with regard to enhancing the economy.


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