Japanese government delegation in Sri Lanka 
[January 28, 2004 - 9.00 GMT]

A Japanese economic cooperation delegation is due in Sri Lanka on Thursday 29th January. The high profile team is led by Deputy Director-General of Economic Cooperation Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan Mr.Motohide Yoshikawa.  The delegation will include other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

The primary purpose of this mission is to hold intensive dialogue on Japanís Grant and Technical Cooperation to Sri Lanka.

The Japanese team will hold consultations with local representatives of the World Bank, ADB, UNDP, and Colombo Plan and with heads of missions of major donor countries prior to conferring with Sri Lankan officials on January 30th.

The Japanese delegation will also meet with Investment Promotion Minister G.L Peiris and Treasury Secretary Charitha Ratwatte.

The delegates are also due to travel to the North during which they will visit Jaffna and Killinochchi to observe the progress of the rehabilitation programmes financed by Japan.

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated Date: January 28, 2004  -9.00 GMT.

 


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