From 23-25 April, 2024, Saint Petersburg hosted the 12th International Meeting of High-Ranking Officials, Responsible for Security Matters. The Meeting was attended by Secretaries of Security Councils, national security advisers, deputy Prime Ministers, heads of security and intelligence agencies from 106 countries, as well as representatives of international organisations. The conference served as a platform for addressing topical security challenges and discussing international collaboration aimed at addressing various security threats facing the world today.


On April 24, 2024 a meeting between Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Prof. Janitha A. Liyanage and the Minister of International and Foreign Economic Relations of the Sverdlovsk Region Vyacheslav Yarin took place at the Residence of the Governor, historical and architectural monument the Sevastyanov's House.


On April 22, 2024, the XIV Eurasian Youth Economic Forum started its five-day run in Yekaterinburg, Ural State Economic University. The topic of the Forum "Russia-Eurasia-World. Integration-Development-Perspective" united more than 17 thousand people from 114 countries of the world. Among them - schoolchildren, students, young scientists, rectors and vice-rectors of leading universities of Russia and foreign countries, representatives of leading media, 73 diplomats and 17 Ambassadors.