On October 19, 2016 H. E. Dr. Saman Weerasinghe, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation, called on H. E. Marat Tazhin, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation.

 During their meeting, Heads of both Diplomatic Missions discussed further development of bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Sri Lanka, particularly, promotion of economic diplomacy, including trade and investment relations between two countries.