Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki said that Japan is ready to provide continuous
support to Sri Lanka while strengthening relations between the two countries, for Sri Lanka's
economic program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and for the development activities
of the country.
In a statement, the President's Media Division said that during discussions between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Japanese Ambassador at the President’s House in Colombo, today, Ambassador Mizukoshi Hideaki said that continuous efforts will be made to further strengthen the economic, social and cultural relations with Sri Lanka.
President Rajapaksa had during the discussions expressed his deep appreciation to Japan for their support to Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, the Japanese Embassy in a statement on their FaceBook page said that Japan is closely paying attention to the current difficult economic situation in Sri Lanka and the severe humanitarian situation accompanied.