The flights between Japan and Sri Lanka will be maintained without disruption.
President Rajapaksa has instructed the Sri Lankan Airlines to continue the flights between Japan and Sri Lanka. Many countries have suspended the flights to Japan following the earthquake and the tsunami. The President has pointed out that Japan which is a close friend of Sri Lanka has always stood by the country during disasters. Accordingly the President has instructed the Chairman of the Sri Lankan Airlines Nishantha Wickremasinghe to maintain the flights as usual.