On March 30, 2023, the Minister of Transport of Sri Lanka, Hon. B. Gunawardana visited the Republic of Belarus with a delegation, which included Professor Janitha A. Liyanage, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation concurrently accredited to the Republic of Belarus, and Mr. D.Y. Ruzanov, Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in Minsk.

During the visit, the delegation held meetings with the Minister of Industry and heads of leading transport enterprises of Belarus: Minsk Automobile Plant, BKM Holding, as well as JSC Amkodor. The sides reached agreements on cooperation in the sectors of transport production, it is also planned to sign contracts between the relevant departments of the two countries.

The delegation will also visit the Belarusian State University of Transport in Gomel, where it plans to sign cooperation agreements between the Belarusian and Sri Lankan transport universities.