On March 24, 2017 within the framework of the official visit of the President of Sri Lanka H. E. Maithripala Sirisena to Russia, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation jointly organized the Sri Lanka – Russia Business Forum which was held in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

In the framework of the official visit of H. E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka, to Russia, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sport of Sri Lanka, met with his Russian counterpart Hon. Pavel Kolobkov, Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation, to discuss cooperation between two countries in the field of sports

On March 24, 2017 Hon. Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Science, Technology, and Research of Sri Lanka and Hon. Olga Vasilyeva, Minister of Education and Science of Russia signed the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of science, technology and innovation