Japanese firms urged to contribute to Lanka’s future economic development

Japanese Foreign M i n i s t e r F u m i o K i s h i d a o n Monday declared that bilateral ties with Sri Lanka would strengthen further and urged his country’s private sector to contribute to the future development of the island nation.

He made this clarion call when he delivered the keynote at a packed Sri Lanka Investor Forum organised by NWS Holdings Ltd. yesterday in Tokyo.

Fresh from a meeting with the visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Tokyo, the Japanese Foreign Minister said that bilateral ties with Sri Lanka were bound to strengthen further.

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