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Sri Lanka – Russia Business Council of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce organized a get-together recently to discuss the progress made during the recent visit, the Council members made to Russia, as a part of the Presidential Delegation to Russia.

The Sri Lankan Ambassador in Russia His Excellency Dr. Saman Weerasinghe took part as the Chief Guest of the event, while the Russian Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Alexander Karchava took part as the Guest of Honour. During the event, discussions revolved around the progress made during the recent Russian visit, and how they can further strengthen the business relationship with the Russian business community.

Karchava speaking during the occasion appreciated the council for organizing events of this nature, which helps bilateral business progress. The president of Sri Lanka Russia business council (SLRBC) Isuru Samarasinghe, thanked His Excellency Dr. Saman Weerasinghe, for helping to organize the Business Delegation to Moscow. He also thanked him for giving the opportunity to members of the SLRBC to hold bilateral meetings with the members of the Chamber of Commerce of Industry of the Russian Federation and for the assistance rendered during the mission.

The two vice presidents of SLRBC, Priyantha Hapuarachchi Chief Financial Officer of South Asia Textile Industries Lanka and Buddhapriya Ramanayake Director of Mos Lanka Investments (Pvt) Ltd also were among the invitees. The Executive Committee members of SLRBC Nimal S. Cooke Executive Director of Maharaja Organisation (Projects), Shamindi Kumarasinghe, Manager Exports of Nature’s Beauty Creations and Erandi Ponnamperuma, Manager of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce also were present during the event.