Ambassador Dr. Saman Weerasinghe hosted a reception at his official residence to bid farewell to Defense Attaché of the Embassy Air Commodore Ravindra Liyanagame on 12th May, 2016. More than 50 Russian and foreign guests attended this reception.

Defence Attaches from India, Pakistan, Turkey, Germany, Afghanistan and Ukraine and senior officials from Ministry of Defence of Russian federation, Federal Service for Military and Technological Cooperation , Corporation IRKUST, Senior officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian federation and officials from Rosoboronexport were present this occasion. Several Sri Lankans living in Moscow and embassy staff also attended this reception.

Air Commodore Ravindra Liyanagamage-Defence Attache completed his two year term of duty in the Russian Federation.
On behalf of the staff of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Russian Federation we wish Air Commodore Ravindra Liyanagamage all the best in his future endeavors.