I have decided to address the nation today in the context of the recent political developments in the country, I thought it was essential to clarify the path we have to take in the future and to describe the reasons and the background, why the current political change was necessary.

A three member delegation headed by Hon. Nalin Bandara, Deputy Minister of Public Administration & Management and Law and Order visited Russia to participate at the 22nd International Homeland Security Exhibition "Interpolitex 2018" held from 23 – 26 October 2018 in Moscow, Russian Federation.

October 16th was marked by the first visit Ambassador Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka paid to Russia's academic community, meeting with the Ambassador's long-standing contacts at the Russian Centre for Policy Studies, known to the international community as PIR CENTRE.