Japan commends Sri Lanka’s peaceful parliamentary election, assures continued support

In a congratulatory message for the government’s victory in the parliamentary election in Sri Lanka, Japan welcomed the peaceful, free and fair election on Wednesday and assured to continue to support Sri Lanka’s effort towards further development as a hub of the Indian Ocean region

Aug 08, 2020
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In a congratulatory message for the government’s victory in the parliamentary election in Sri Lanka, Japan welcomed the peaceful, free and fair election on Wednesday and assured to continue to support Sri Lanka’s effort towards further development as a hub of the Indian Ocean region.

“Japan welcomes the peaceful, free and fair holding of the Parliamentary Election in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, conducted successfully on Wednesday, August 5, and commends Sri Lanka’s long-established tradition of democracy which was further strengthened through the election,” a statement issued by the Embassy of Japan said.

“While congratulating the government’s victory in the election, Japan, as a long-standing friend of Sri Lanka, will continue to support Sri Lanka’s effort towards further development as a hub of the Indian Ocean region,” it added.

 
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