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Putin confident development of bilateral cooperation with SL will strengthen regional stability & security

Russian President Vladimir Putin today said he is confident that the further development of the constructive bilateral cooperation with Sri Lanka is in line with the strengthening of the regional stability and security.

President Putin said this in a congratulatory message sent to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in view of the 73rd Independence Day.

“Dear Mr. President, Please accept sincere congratulations on the occasion of the National Holiday of your country – Independence Day.

“The relations between Russia and Sri Lanka are of traditionally friendly nature. I am confident that the further development of the constructive bilateral cooperation in the various fields fully meets the interests of our peoples, and is in line with the strengthening of the regional stability and security.

“I wish you, Mr. President, good health and every success, and to all your fellow citizens – well-being and prosperity,” President Putin said.