The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russian Federation has produced an exclusive Audio guide CD in the Russian Language with Sinhala/English narrations on selected popular tourist cities and places of Sri Lanka.
At a special ceremony at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russian Federation, to mark the launch of the Audio CD, the Ambassador to Russian Federation Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga said: We are proud to have undertaken this project. I would like to take this opportunity to commend the creative team that has developed and produced this outstanding piece of work, and also thanks the embassy staff for their valuable contribution and cooperation.
This audio CD is a humble contribution towards the promotion of Sri Lanka among the Russians, particularly at a time when the nation needs a boost in tourism. It consists of 2 Audio CDs on the history of Colombo, Kandy, and Anuradhapura and other necessary information. Using this Audio CD Russian Travelers can visit Sri Lanka on their own and also Travel Agencies and Tour Operators can use these CD’s for their convenience.
Ambassdor Udayanga Weeratunga presented copies of this Audio Guide CDs to the Minister of Media in Sri Lanka Hon. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene and Minister of Nation Building Hon. Jagath Pushpakumara and also presented one copy to the President of Sri Lanka His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa through Ms. Daya Gallage , Co-ordinating Secretary to the President of Sri Lanka, who participated in this ceremony. Officials of the Foreign Ministry of Russian Federation, Ambassadors of the several countries and media personals were also present at this reception.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
15 September 2009