Russian envoy meets Defence Secretary

Newly appointed Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Levan S. Dzhagaryan paid a courtesy call on Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry Headquarters Complex, today (Mar 01).

Extending compliments following a warm reception by Gen. Gunaratne to the Delegation led by new Russian Envoy during his first visit to the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry situated in Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura in Kotte, both sides sat for a brief discussion.

Gen. Gunaratne and the Ambassador Dzhagaryan discussed matters of bilateral importance and mutual relevance during the session.

His Excellency Dzhagaryan who arrived in Sri Lanka as the Russian envoy during last November, presented his credentials to Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka on 11 Nov, last year.

Ensuing the meeting, the Defence Secretary and the Russian Ambassador exchanged mementos to mark the occasion.

Military Liaison Officer of the Defence Ministry in Sri Lanka and the Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka were also present.

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