RCSS Executive Director, Prof. Gamini Keerawella was invited by His Excellency the Ambassador from Japan to Sri Lanka, Mr. Akira Sugiyama to the embassy on the 16th of March 2021. His Excellency was accompanied by Mr. Takeshi Ozaki, the Second Secretary of Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka and Mr. Akira Hokamura, Researcher/Adviser (Political Section) of Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka at the meeting. From RCSS, the Programme Officer Ms. Shavini De Silva accompanied Prof. Gamini Keerawella at the meeting. A copy of the latest publication of RCSS, “Implications of COVID-19 for South Asia: Civil Society Perspectives” was presented to the Ambassador at this occasion.