Sri Lanka Ambassador to Japan assumes duties | Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Japan assumes duties

10 January, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Japan, Sanjiv Gunasekara assumed duties on January 6 in Tokyo. He is the seventeenth Sri Lanka Ambassador to Japan during the past 69 years of bilateral relations of the two countries.

The event included the invoking of the blessings of Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and Christian clergy.The chief incumbents and other Bhikkhus of Sawara Lankaji Temple, International Buddhist Centre – Hachioji, Fuji Sugatha Senasuna and Tsukuba Sri Sambuddhaloka Temple attended the event.   Sri Sarujan Sathyamoorthy, Abdulla Lathif and Dr. Nimfa Jayamanna conducted the ceremonies of the Hindu, Islamic and Christian faiths. Senior office-bearers of the all Associations connected to Sri Lanka in Japan were also present.

It was followed by an alms-giving to the Maha Sangha and other religious dignitaries organised by the staff of the Embassy.

Ambassador Gunasekara outlined his objectives which were assigned to him by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Expanding bilateral relations of two countries and especially exploring strong economic ties are priorities of his work.