Russian Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

February 09, 2022

Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Yuri Materiy, paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (Feb 09).

The Sri Lankan Defence Secretary warmly received the Russian delegation led by the Russian Ambassador. During the meeting, cordial discussion was held to enhance and further strengthen the bilateral relationship and military diplomacy between the two countries.

The discussion was held in keeping with the healthcare procedures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Additional Secretary - Defence Mr. P B S C Nonis, Military Liaison Officer of the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry Maj. Gen. Dinesh Nanayakkara and Senior Assistant Secretary- Defence 2 Mr. Harsha Withanarachchi were also present at the occasion.