Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry Secretary Kapila Waidayaratne said Sri Lanka is interested in Russian arms and ships during a visit to a military exhibition in Russia reports Colombo Gazette.
Speaking to Russian News outlet Sputnik, Mr Waidayaratne said the Sri Lanka’s delegation had arrived at Russia’s military forum to see the expertise and technology available.
Heading the Sri Lankan delegation to Russia, Mr Waidayaratne, said,
“We are fortunate to be here. It is going to be a very interesting expo. From what I have heard and seen today so far, it will be not only an exhibition but also a place where we can gain some knowledge, expand international cooperation. It will be quite interesting. There is a dialogue. We are buying ships at the moment, there are ongoing talks on that.”