• #163, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka
  • +94 112 51 5759


President of Russia presents a historic gift to President Sirisena

He news 2017 3 24President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three day State visit to Russia held bilateral discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday (March 23).
During this bilateral meeting Russian President presented a significant gift to President Maithripala Sirisena symbolizing the close relationship between two countries.

This special gift was a royal sward of Kandy era of the 19th century. This sward had been brought to England in 1906 and later bought by Russia at an archeological artifact auction named Sotheby in England.

The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.