On October 14-16, 2017 Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, made an official visit to St. Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly held on October 14-18, 2017.

A Sri Lankan delegation headed by Hon. Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, visited Russia to participate in the Ministerial Meeting of High Ranking Officials Responsible for Implementation of Youth Policies and the World Festival of Youth and Students on the invitation extended by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

On October 9, 2017 the Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training of Sri Lanka Hon. Chandima Weerakkody arrived in Moscow, Russia on the invitation of the Director General of the Training and Research Center of Moscow Trade Union Federation Mr. Vladimir Bogdashin to participate in the International conference: "Social Responsibility and Working Environment – the main factors of Sustainable Development".