Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs to arrive in SL today

Staff Writer

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Kazuyuki Nakane, the State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan is set to arrive in Sri Lanka today (Aug 28th) to participate in the commissioning ceremony of the patrol vessels donated from Japan to Sri Lanka.

The Embassy said the two patrol vessels will be handed over to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard tomorrow (Aug 29th) at the Colombo Port and will be utilized to improve maritime safety and strengthen control of the maritime borders of Sri Lanka.

Nakane is expected to call on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and hold meetings with other Sri Lankan government leaders to further promote bilateral relations between the two countries. His visit ends on the 30th this month.