Books as a symbol of cooperation between the MAE RAS and the Embassy of Sri Lanka
As a symbol of friendship and cooperation between the Embassy and the MAE RAS, the First Secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka Ms. Nirosha K. Herath donated to the museum two books written by Russian authors and translated into Sinhalese: "Mother" by M. Gorky and a collection of stories by A. Chekhov. Today, August 16, a Sri Lankan student pursuing a degree at one of the Russian universities Mr. Suraj Karunathilake presented both books to the Deputy Director for Research Dr. Vladimir Davydov. As a return gift, he was presented a book by scientists from the MAE RAS "Energy of the Arctic and Siberia: the use of resources in the context of socio-economic changes."
The MAE RAS and the Embassy of Sri Lanka have warm, friendly relations - the Ambassador of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Professor M. D. Lamawansa, visited the MAE (Kunstkamera) RAS in August last year, and in February 2021 he helped organize an online meeting of the MAE representatives with the Department of National Museums of Sri Lanka.