On February 4, 2012 within the framework of the Sri Lanka 64th Independence Day celebrations the National
exhibition of achievements in various spheres was opened in its ancient capital Anuradhapura.
In one of the exhibition pavilions H.E. Mr. Vladimir P. Mikhaylov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri
Lanka, opened the section dedicated to Russia and the 55th anniversary of establishment of the Russia – Sri
Lanka diplomatic relations, prepared by the Russian Embassy and the Russian Cultural Centre in Colombo. Visitors can
receive there information about the modern development of the Russian Federation, its economy, foreign and internal
policy, cultural and sport life.