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Secretary meets Deputy Defence Minister of Russia

Secretary meets Deputy Defence Minister of Russia

[September 07 2018]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne, President's Counsel, who in Russia on an official visit met the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander Fomin on Monday (03 September).

During the meeting Secretary Waidyaratne and the Russian Deputy Minister had cordial discussions on matters of bilateral importance including military-technical cooperation. An agreement was also signed by both parties on military cooperation during the visit.

During his visit, the Secretary attended the Eleventh Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival as a special Guest of Honour upon the invitation extended by Russia. The Spasskaya Tower is an international music fiesta, staged in the city of Moscow. The Sri Lanka tri forces military band performed at the festival for the first time, this year.


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