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Saturday, September 06, 2014 - 05.35 GMT
Sri Lanka, a country with growing influence in economic and political domain

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will be in Colombo tomorrow, described Sri Lanka as a country with a growing influence in economic and political domains.

Speaking to reporters before leaving Tokyo, the Prime Minister noted he was the first Japanese premier to visit Bangladesh in 14 years and Sri Lanka in 24 years.

He called Bangladesh and Sri Lanka "countries with a growing influence in economic and political domains".

Prime Minister Abe is to meet President Mahinda Rajapakse on Sunday in Colombo.

"I hope to introduce the dynamism of both countries to Japan's economy by strengthening relations with them and engaging in top-level sales activities," said Abe, who is accompanied by 50 top Japanese corporate executives.



 
 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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