Japan congratulates President Maithripala Sirisena

Japan congratulates President Maithripala Sirisena

Japan congratulates President Maithripala Sirisena

Written by Staff Writer

09 Jan, 2015 | 8:51 pm

Japan too has congratulated the new President, Maithripala Sirisena on his victory at the Presidential Election

Issuing a statement from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka says that it welcomes the peaceful and successful holding of the Presidential Election in Sri Lanka.

While congratulating Maithripala Sirisena on his victory, Japan also commends Former President Rajapaksa for his decision to transfer power in a smooth and peaceful manner,  respecting the will of the people.

It adds that Japan hopes that under the leadership of Maithripala Sirisena, all parties concerned in Sri Lanka will work together to further promote national reconciliation, democracy and economic development.

 

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