Press Releases - 2023

Date Title
Dec 08, 2023 A New Gateway to Working in Japan The Airport Ground Handling Field Skills Test for the Specified Skilled Workers will be conducted in March 2024
Dec 06, 2023 Japan further solidifies collaborative relationship in the field of health care
Dec 01, 2023 New Gateway to working in Japan The Construction Field Skills Test for the Specified Skilled Workers has commenced
Nov 27, 2023 Japan to extend its support to Humanitarian Demining Activities in Northern and Eastern Provinces
Nov 27, 2023 A New Gateway to Working in Japan The Construction Field Skills Test for the Specified Skilled Workers will commence in December 2023
Nov 22, 2023 Japan Provides 2 Grant Aid Projects: JPY 200 Million-Grant Assistance to boost North-East fisheries infrastructure and JPY 160 Million-Grant Assistance for The Project for the Establishment of a Doppler Weather Radar Network
Nov 13, 2023 Successful Collaboration Unveils Vibrant Bon Odori Festival 2023 in Sri Lanka
Nov 09, 2023 Professor Upul Bandara Dissanayake Honoured with 'The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon'
Nov 08, 2023 Handover of Newly Expanded Kandy Child Development Centre for Vulnerable Children, Youths, and Women in Kandy District
Nov 03, 2023 Announcement of Ms. Shiromi Soosaipillai and Mr. Dharshan Munidasa Receiving "The Order of the Rising Sun"
Oct 26, 2023 Ambassador MIZUKOSHI Visited School and Health Clinic with WFP
Oct 20, 2023 Prof. Dilrukshi Ratnayake received the Foreign Minister's Commendation
Oct 16, 2023 Recognizing the contribution of women in Sri Lanka towards food security and sustainable economic recovery - Government of Sri Lanka and Japan together with UNDP in Sri Lanka commemorate 
Rural Women’s Day 2023
Oct 13, 2023 First Joint Committee Meeting of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) between Japan and Sri Lanka
Oct 10, 2023 Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs reaffirmed Japan’s robust commitment on humanitarian assistance
Sept 22, 2023 Japan Reaffirms its Unwavering Commitment to Advancing Healthcare in Sri Lanka
Sept 20, 2023 Mr. Sunil Gamini Wijesinha Receives “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays” on 19th September, 2023
Sept 15, 2023 Prof. Ananda Kumara Received the Foreign Minister's Commendation
August 29, 2023 Enhancing Awareness of Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): A Successful Study Session in Sri Lanka
August 11, 2023 Japan Provides New Grant Assistance for Demining
August 11, 2023 Handover of School Buildings for Resettled Children in Kilinochchi
August 10, 2023 Ambassador MIZUKOSHI Directly Conveyed His Robust Commitment to Help Sri Lankan Farmers
August 10, 2023 Handover of Japanese Ambulances to the Moolai Cooperative Hospital in Jaffna
August 09, 2023 Ambassador MIZUKOSHI handed over the chicks to local women in Vavuniya for the improvement of livelihood
August 08, 2023 Embassy of Japan Reaffirms its Strong Commitment to Support JDS (the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resources Development Scholarship) Program
August 07, 2023 Japan-Sri Lanka Joint Seminar on Women’s Economic Empowerment
August 07, 2023 FAO Delivers 8,360 Metric Tonnes of Japan-funded Fertilizer to Support Smallholder Paddy Farmers
July 29, 2023 Courtesy Call on President Wickremesinghe of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka by Foreign Minister Hayashi
July 29, 2023 Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Gunawardena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka by Foreign Minister Hayashi
July 29, 2023 Japan-Sri Lanka Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Working Lunch
July 29, 2023 Japan Provides Rs.611 Million Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) Project
July 13, 2023 Japan Supports the Socioeconomic Reintegration of Sri Lankans
July 12, 2023 Japan Paves the Way for Sri Lanka’s Digitalization
July 04, 2023 The Government of Japan has revised Development Cooperation Charter
May 18, 2023 Japan  Enhances Support to Sri Lanka Through UNODC in Support of Evidence-based Drug use Prevention, Treatment and Care Initiative
May 16, 2023 The Government of Japan provides $ 4.6 million through FAO to boost paddy production in the dry and intermediate zones of Sri Lanka
May 12, 2023 Ambassador’s Commendation awarded to the representatives of the local demining NGOs
April 29, 2023 Announcement of Mr. Sunil Gamini Wijesinha and Prof. Upul Bandara Dissanayake Receiving "The Order of the Rising Sun"
April 26, 2023 Japan Provides JPY 503 Million (USD 3.7 Million) Grant Assistance for “The Project for the Improvement of Infectious Waste Management”
April 24, 2023 Government of Japan partnering with UNDP provides approx. LKR 1,175 million (approx. USD 3.8 million) to support improvement of women’s economic wellbeing for smallholder farmer families in Sri Lanka
April 20, 2023 Japan, India and France Announced the Launch of the Debt Restructuring Negotiation Process on Sri Lanka
April 20, 2023 Japan Joins Hands with UNFPA by Funding USD 4.6 Million to Support Women and Girls’ Health
March 23, 2023 Japan provides USD 1.6mn to Sri Lanka through UN Women in support of humanitarian assistance for marginalized women and girls
March 16, 2023 Japan Contributes Over $1.8 Million to Provide Essential Services for Children in Sri Lanka
March 09, 2023 Sri Lanka adopts first National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
March 09, 2023 Japan extends its support to Ampara, Batticaloa and Monaragala Districts under the scheme of “Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects”
March 09, 2023 Japan Extends Additional US$ 6.6 Million Support to Sri Lanka for Emergency Food and Nutrition Assistance
February 22, 2023 Japan provides Humanitarian Assistance of USD 46M in diesel fuel for public hospitals as part of USD 104M grant assistance in 2022
February 18, 2023 Japanese Ambassador MIZUKOSHI Visit to Trincomalee and Polonnaruwa
February 17, 2023 Ambassador MIZUKOSHI attends the Handing over Ceremony of Night Navigation System of the Port of Trimcomalee
January 26, 2023 Twitter Launch by the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka
January 24, 2023 Government of Japan Provides New Cold Chain Equipment and Nutrition Supplies Procured By UNICEF through Emergency Assistance Totaling USD 3.5 Million