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President holds fruitful talks with Russian counterpart

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow yesterday (08 Feb). The two heads of states held discussions on strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.

President Medvedev congratulated President Rajapaksa on the victory over terrorism and the Sri Lankan President thanked the Russian President for their support in countering terrorism

Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama, Enterprise Development, Industrial Policy Investment Promotion Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, President's Secretary Lalith Weeratunga, Sri Lanka Ambassador Udayanga Weeratunga were also in the meeting.

On Sunday, President Mahinda Rajapaksa participated at the Golden Jubilee Anniversary celebrations and a cultural show of the Peoples Friendship University.

President Rajapaksa was honoured with a memento, a gold plated crown, decorated in precious stones at the occasion presented by Prof. Philipov.

President Rajapaksa recalled the strong ties between the two countries while addressing the gathering.

The three day official visit of the President ends today.

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