Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister to visit Japan next week

Mangala Samaraweera

June 10, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will visit Japan from 17 to 20 June as a Guest of Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Fumio Kishida.

During the visit, Samaraweera will hold bilateral discussions with Minister Kishida on issues of mutual interest including promoting cooperation in the political, economic and cultural spheres, in regional and multilateral fora, and in the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka.

On the invitation of his Japanese counterpart, Minister Samaraweera will also deliver a speech on peace building, and national reconciliation based on the Sri Lankan experience, at the ‘High-Level’ Seminar on Peace building.

‘National Reconciliation and Democratization in Asia’ to be held in Tokyo on 20 June.