Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe left the island on Monday (26) morning on an official visit to Japan and the Philippines.
Mr Wickramasinghe is expected to meet with the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, and high-ranking officials from the Japanese government.
Wickremesinghe is also scheduled to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Thereafter, Mr Wickramasinghe t is scheduled to leave for the Philippines to preside over the meeting of the Governors of the Asian Development Bank.
During his visit to the Philippines, Wickremesinghe will hold discussions with Philippine President Bongbong Marcos and ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa.