Dr. Susil Premajayantha, who is on an official visit to Russia, met the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Alexander Novak.
There, the minister thanked Russia for its long-term support to Sri Lanka.
In this meeting, getting fuel to Sri Lanka was discussed at length.
Furthermore, the welfare of students who have gone to Russia for higher education was also discussed in this meeting.
The minister also expressed his gratitude for the support shown by Russia to Sri Lanka during the Covid period.
The Deputy Prime Minister reminded here that the work done by Mr. Susil Premajayantha as the Chairman of Russia Sri Lanka Friendship Association is commendable.
Trade Minister Mr. Nalin Fernando, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Russia Mrs. Janitha Liyanage and others were present for this meeting.