Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera Concludes Successful Visit to Japan
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera undertook a visit to Japan from 17 to 20 June 2015 on the invitation of his Japanese counterpart, Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida. The visit, which was the first official visit undertaken by an emissary of the new Government to Japan, focussed on further consolidating the close and friendly relations between the two countries for mutual benefit.
Foreign Minister Samaraweera calls on Japanese Prime Minister
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera paid a call on the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Shinzo Abe, during his official visit to Japan
Foreign Minister Samaraweera addresses High-Level Seminar in Tokyo
Address by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, MP., Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka
High-Level Seminar on Peacebuilding, National Reconciliation and Democratisation in Asia
Tokyo, Japan, 20 June 2015
Hon. Fumio Kishida, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan,
Mr. Yasushi Akashi, General Chairman,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
It is a pleasure for me to join you here at this High-Level Seminar on Peacebuilding, National Reconciliation and Democratisation in Asia, to share with you, details of Sri Lanka’s experience and our journey towards achieving lasting peace, reconciliation, prosperity and dignity for all our people.
Foreign Ministers sign Exchange of Notes
The Foreign Ministers of Sri Lanka and Japan, Mangala Samaraweera and Fumio Kishida, signed the Exchange of Notes for the National Transmission and Distribution Network Development and Efficiency Improvement Project to the value of USD 200 million under the 45th Yen Loan Package, and Non-Project Grant Aid for the provision of Japanese local products/equipment to develop the railway network and agricultural facilities to the value of JPY 500 million at Iikura House, Tokyo, on 19 June 2015