Sri Lanka (SLN): WISNET Corporation, one of Japan’s leading welfare and health service institutions will establish 500 ayurveda centres in Japan with Sri Lankan assistance, WISNET Corporation chairman Yukinori Takahashi said.
He said arrangements are in place to invest a large sum in Sri Lanka for seaweed farming and to develop the ayurveda system.
“Japan is also ready to grant a large number of employment opportunities to Sri Lankans related to the ayurveda sector,” he said. Takahashi revealed these facts at a discussion with Sri Lankan authorities recently.
A team of delegates comprising 10 businessmen willing to invest in Sri Lanka were here on an invitation extended by the Sri Lankan Counsular General for Japan Sunil M Gamage. They held discussions with Sri Lankan authorities including Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne.
“We are happy about the peaceful environment in Sri Lanka. Any investor can come to Sri Lanka and they can make profits. Sri Lanka is heading towards development. We have informed about the peaceful situation in Sri Lanka among other Japanese businessmen and hope to bring more investors to Sri Lanka,” former Japanese MP Kaneko Shenjiro said.