Japanese delegation discusses resuming delayed development projects with President
Tuesday, 1 August 2023 03:17 – – 42
Minister of State in the Cabinet Office of Japan Fujimaru Satoshi, and former Minister of State for Regional Revitalisation and Regulatory Reform Yamamoto Kozo called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.
During the meeting, they discussed the stalled development projects in Sri Lanka, which were previously supported by the Japanese Government.
The parties agreed to restart these projects once the credit optimisation process in Sri Lanka is completed. Additionally, they decided to involve officials from the Japanese Embassy in Sri Lanka in conducting an investigation related to these projects.
The Japanese delegation, including Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki, President’s Senior Advisor on National Security and Chief of Staff SagalaRatnayaka and President’s Senior Adviser on Economic Affairs Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga attended the discussions.