Hon. A. Aravindh Kumar, State Minister of Education of Sri Lanka, took part in the II International Forum of Ministers of Education Shaping the Future, in Kazan, Russia, 09 – 12 June 2024. The Forum United more than 150 delegates from 40 countries of CIS, Latin America, Africa and Asia to discuss industry problems, exchange experience and identify areas for cooperation.


Foreign Minister Ali Sabry undertook an official visit to Russia at the invitation of his counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation from 10-11 June 2024 to attend the BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting with the developing countries held in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The meeting was attended by high level representatives of 22 countries including 17 Foreign Ministers.


Dr. Seetha Arambepola, Hon. State Minister of Health of Sri Lanka, visited on 31 May 2024 the Moscow University for Industry and Finance Synergy (Synergy University), the largest private University in Russia with more than 20 000 foreign students from 90 countries and a branch in Dubai.