As the title of this webinar aptly suggests, Japan and Sri Lanka should collaborate further in converting crisis into opportunities with many lessons learned from this pandemic. Japan will continue to deepen our dialogue and cooperation with Sri Lanka to promote trade and investment between our two countries while providing development assistance in response to the genuine development needs of the Sri Lankan people.
Next year 2022 will mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sri Lanka. Availing to the fullest the powerful momentum of this landmark year, we hope to further bolster our friendship in every spectrum, including, not least, our economic relations. …..
MIZUKOSHI Hideaki – Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka