Industry and Commerce Secretary T.M.K.B. Thennakoon (right) and Russian Agriculture Deputy Minister and Head of Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov (left) exchanging the agreed minutes of first Sri Lanka-Russia Intergovernmental Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, Science and Technical Cooperation in Moscow on February 12

International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women get felicitations for their achievements without regard to national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political divisions.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation Dr. Saman Weerasinghe called on Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President G. Petrov recently. Chamber of Commerce Deputy Director Tatiana Legchilina and several representatives from the tourism, gem and jewellery and air services from the Russian Federation were present.