Wednesday, 30th July 2014


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Minister Rajapaksa exchanging a token with the visiting Japanese State Minister.
Sri Lanka has one of the fastest growing economies in Asia and will have the fastest growing economy in South Asia next year, said visiting State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Kasuyoshi Akaba. The Japanese Minister expressed his deepest appreciation to the Government of Sri Lanka for hosting him and his delegation. He agreed that there was a pressing need to develop avenues to enhance FDI inflows from Japan to Sri Lanka. Present at the forum were all Japanese companies which are members of JCCISL based in Sri Lanka and operating under the BOI, leading State agencies such...
Senior Japanese Vice Minister of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry [METI], Kazuyoshi Akaba, and a senior delegation who is on a official visit to Sri Lanka called on Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development at the Ministry on July 28. Following a warm welcome, matters of mutual interests and future development programmes were discussed during the meeting between Minister Rajapaksa and Japanese envoy. The key objectives of the visit are to enhance commercial activity between the two countries, to increase investments to Sri Lanka, to discuss the future expansionary prospects of...