Sri Lanka to be visited by Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minoru-Kiuchi

Mar 06, 2015 (LBO) – Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Minoru Kiuchi to visit Sri Lanka tomorrow Saturday 7th March 2015 to further strengthen the long-standing ties between Japan and Sri Lanka. During his visit, Kiuchi will call on Sri Lanka’s President Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, and Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth & Cultural Affairs as well as Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of External Affairs, to further develop cordial relations with the leaders of the new Government established after the Presidential Election on 8 January 2015.

The Japanese minister also plans to explore future avenues of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

State Minister Kiuchi had previously visited Sri Lanka in his capacity as Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs in September 2013.