On July 9, 2020 Ms. Chathurika Perera, Second Secretary (Commercial) of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia participated in the round table “New formats of vacations abroad in the post-pandemic period” organized by the Association of Russian Tour Operators (ATOR).

Sri Lanka Embassy in the Russian Federation, concurrently accredited to the Republic of Belarus, jointly with the Presidential Secretariat, Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Relations and Sri Lankan Airlines facilitated the repatriation of 236 Sri Lankans from Minsk (Belarus) and Moscow (Russia) to Colombo on 09-10 July 2020. The passengers on this special flight included students and short-term visa holders.