Japan's Internal Affairs Minister arrives in the country today

Sunday, 28 July 2013 - 13:03


Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Yoshitaka Shindo will arrive in Sri Lanka today on an official visit.


During his visit the Japanese Minister is also scheduled to hold discussions with President Mahinda Rajapaksa with a view to further strengthening the long-standing ties between the two countries.


Japanese Embassy in Colombo said that the visit is being arranged as a follow-up to President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s visit to Tokyo in March and the visit of Deputy Prime Minister of Japan and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance Taro Aso in May this year.