President to leave for Japan today

President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave for Japan tonight (25) to attend the funeral ceremony of the former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe.

It is said that during this visit of the President, he is also planning to meet the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and other high level officials of Japan.

Apart from this, Japan is also going to be invited to coordinate among countries such as China and India for debt restructuring discussions.

Mr. Shinzo Abe was shot and killed during a campaign rally held in Japan on July 8th.