The president visits Japan and the Philippines on Monday (26)

COLOMBO (News 1st) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to leave the island early tomorrow morning (26) for an official visit to Japan and the Philippines.

During his two-day official visit to Japan, the President will attend the funeral ceremony of former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe, and hold bilateral talks with the Japanese Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Finance during this tour. .

Subsequently, President Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to leave for the Philippines to chair the meeting of governors of the Asian Development Bank.

During his visit to the Philippines, President Wickremesinghe will meet with Philippine President Bongbong Marcos and Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa.

The president is due to return to the island at the end of his official tour on September 30.

The President’s Senior National Security Advisor and President’s Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayake, Director of International Affairs Dinuk Colomboge, Director of Media Shanuka Karunaratne, Director of Sustainable Development Randula Abeyweera and Private Secretary to the President Sandra Perera will accompany the President on his official tour. The Treasury Secretary will join the President during his visit to the Philippines, but Mr. Dinuk Colomboge and Mr. Randula Abeyweera will not join the President during his official visit to the Philippines.

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