Russian envoy meets State Minister of Defence

Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Yuri Materiy paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the State Ministry of Defence situated at the Disaster Management Centre premises in Colombo,yesterday (Dec 05).

The State Minister warmly received the Russian envoy on his arrival and accompanied him for a cordial discussion.

The cordial discussion focused on further strengthening the bilateral ties and enhancing military diplomacy between the two countries.

A memento was presented to the Russian envoy to mark the occasion.

Russian Military, Air and Naval Attaché Col. Aleksey Bondarev, Sri Lankan Assistant Military Liaison Officer Col. Thusistha Bandara and Senior Assistant Secretary (Defence) Harsha Vithanarachchi were also present.

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