The 27th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages, and Food Raw Materials - PRODEXPO 2020 – started on February 10, 2020 in Moscow. The Exhibition will be held until February 14, 2020 at the Expocentre Fairground in Moscow. This year PRODEXPO brought together 2 600 exhibitors from 70 countries and expects 67 000 visitors from 112 countries.

The Ceylon tea stand was officially opened by Mr. Mohamed Anas, Charge d'Affairs of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia, Ms. Chathurika Perera, Second Secretary (Commercial) and delegates of Sri Lankan tea companies. Mr. Mohamed Anas participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony to declare the Ceylon tea stand open. The official part was followed by refreshments and informal discussions of the plans and the new ways to explore the food market and promote Ceylon tea in Russia.

On February 10-15, 2020 Sri Lankan students, currently enrolled at the People's Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), are organizing the Sri Lankan Cultural Week to promote Sri Lankan historic and cultural heritage among the international student community at the RUDN University.
In the framework of the Sri Lankan Cultural Week, all students have a chance to get familiarized with Sri Lankan traditions and customs and taste pure Ceylon tea. A food festival with items of unique Sri Lankan cuisine was also organized in the beginning of the week.

February 5, 2020 marked the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (former Patrice Lumumba University), also known as RUDN University. It is famous for being an alma mater for students from more than 158 countries, which makes it one of the most internationally diverse higher education institutions in Russia.

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the RUDN University gathered students, faculty staff members, graduates and friends of the University for a Gala Concert at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on February 8, 2020. Among the guests were also representatives of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia, namely, Second Secretary (Political Affairs) Ms. Nirosha Herath, Second Secretary (Commercial) Ms. Chathurika Perera, and Consular Officer (Education Affairs) Ms. Nayomi Chandrasiri.