Tamil Diplomat

Japan to extend assistance to develop north, east: Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has stated that Japan has promised to develop the north and east following his request during his official visit to Japan recently.

He revealed this in Parliament during his address on his visit to Japan. Ranil Wickemasinghe stated that the development in the north and east had stagnated for three decades due to the war. Therefore the government requested Japan to play a major role in developing these two areas.