On July 20, 2017, the Embassy conducted the first information seminar on tourism opportunities in Sri Lanka, in partnership with one of Russia's leading tour operators, CORAL TRAVEL.

Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sports of Sri Lanka, accompanied by the delegation, visited Russia to participate in the Sixth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS VI) which was held in Kazan, Russian Federation from 13-15 July 2017.

In the framework of the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Sri Lankan tea industry in the year of 2017, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Russian Federation organized the Global Tea Party on July 6, 2017. The event was jointly organized by the Embassy, Sri Lanka Tea Board and the Colombo Traders Association under the guidance of Hon. Navin Dissanayake, Minister of Plantation Industries of Sri Lanka.