The city of Kursk currently houses about 400 Sri Lankan students mostly studying at Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) and Kursk State University. Sri Lanka's Honorary Consul in Kursk is Mr. Mohamed Chahine who is the Director of the International Department at KSMU. The Honorary Consul and his team organized a multipurpose trip to the City Kursk for the Embassy Delegation in order to strengthen the ties on political, trade, tourism, culture, education and sport matters, and to explore other areas for further cooperation. 


"Arise Sri lanka" is a musical programme in aid of the frontline Sri Lankan health workers engaging in work amid COVID-19, which will be presented at the Nelum Pokuna in Colombo with live Streaming through Facebook and YouTube. The programme has been organized with the endorsement of the Ministry of Health and the assistance of the World Health Organization in Sri Lanka.





On August 26, 2020 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation Prof. M.D. Lamawansa accompanied by Mr. Mohamed Anas, Deputy Head of Mission, Ms. Nirosha Herath, Second Secretary (Cultural matters and Education), Ms. Olessya Romanova, Personal Assistant to H. E. the Ambassador and Ms. Yulia Builova, Culture Promotion Assistant, paid a visit to the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.