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.

"Sri Lanka Night 2016" was highly admired by the participants who described it as one of the most successfully and attractively organized event by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in recent history.