Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 16:52
Japanese help for tourism sector
Japanese Land, Infrastructure Facilities, Transport and Tourism Vice Minister Manabu Sakai said Japan will extend its assistance to develop tourism in Sri Lanka, when he called on Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa at the Economic Development Ministry.
Minister Sakai added that Sri Lanka and Japan have a long outstanding relationship and Japan has already ventured to assist Sri Lankan tourism.
The Japanese vice minister who was accompanied by senior diplomatic representatives, discussed strengthening bilateral relationship and Japanese co-operation in the fields of tourism, digital communication and disaster management.