Outgoing Japanese Envoy calls on President
Outgoing Japanese Ambassador Akira Sugiyama called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (25). The President commended Sugiyama for rendering his valuable service to Sri Lanka in various ways, including his support to obtain 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Government of Japan and giving support to the COVID-19 eradication process to make it a success.
The Japanese Ambassador informed President Rajapaksa that he would not hesitate to assist Sri Lanka at any time, strengthening the longstanding friendship between the two countries. Secretary to the President P.B. Jayasundera and the Deputy Head of the Embassy of Japan Katsuki Kotaro were also present on the occasion.