Secretary meets Deputy Defence Minister of Russia
[September 07 2018]
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
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.