H.E.the Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe hosted a reception in the framework of the 22nd International Trade Fair for Travel & Tourism "Leisure", held in Moscow on September 21-24, 2016.

23rd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition “MITT 2016” opened today at the Expo Center in Moscow, Russia. Sri Lanka Embassy in the Russian Federation organized the colorful “SRI LANKA STAND” with the support of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.

Hon Minister and delegation attended a Round Table on the theme “Tourism in Moscow Region” at the Moscow Regional Duma (Parliament of the Moscow Region) on 18 February 2016.

On 24th March 2016, Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Russia invited all Sri Lankan participants for the MIIT Tourism Exhibition, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau officials and tour/travel operators in Russia to take part in special reception and dinner at the Ambassador’s residence. More than 100 guests participated this event.

Meeting with Ms Natalia Kuznetsova (Director of the Programme “Neputeviye Zametki”) and Mr Oleg Demidov, Producer the First Channel of the National Television of the Russian Federation. Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe also participated this meeting.