Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Katsuya Okada will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow on a two day state visit.
On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport he will be received by Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa.
His visit will focus on improving bi-lateral ties and witness the progress of several Japanese funded development initiatives as well as the country's post-war development.
The Deputy Prime Minister is scheduled to leave for Kandy from the BIA.
He will pay homage to the Sri Dalada Maligawa and later in the evening will call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President's House in Kandy.
On Saturday the Japanese Deputy PM is also scheduled to have a breakfast meeting with Prime Minister D MJayaratne and leave for the Upper Kotmale Hydro Power Project.