Minister GL APPRECIATES JAPAN’S CONSTRUCTIVE ENGAGEMENT WITH SRI LANKA
Friday, 08 August 2014 - 17:48
During his discussions with the Japanese Parliamentary delegation which called on him at the Ministry Professor G.L. Peiris, expressed appreciation of Japan’s approach of constructive engagement with Sri Lanka.
Minister Peris said Japan has always been reluctant to rush to judgment and to impose prescriptions from outside, without adequate consideration of contextual factors.
He observed that this is very much in line with Asian cultural traditions which emphasize respect for the identity and dignity of other nations.