Sri Lanka’s security situation is getting better and the economy is on the right track, said Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan.
“Western nations are underestimating the development in Sri Lanka since the end of the conflict,” said Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan when he met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa for discussions on Wednesday afternoon. President Rajapaksa is currently on a four day official visit to Japan which began Monday.
Aso who was a former Prime Minister of Japan is currently holding the position of the Finance Minister as well.
He further said “Sri Lanka’s security situation is getting better. The economy is on the right track. Investors and tourists are coming to the country”.
President Rajapaksa while thanking Japan for its assistance to Sri Lanka’s development remarked that leaders and people of the world should visit Sri Lanka to see for themselves the progress the country had achieved in all aspects in recent times.