Russia donates US$ 2.7 million worth demining equipment to Sri Lanka

Nov 04, Colombo: The Russian Federation has donated US$ 2.7 million worth equipment to accelerate the humanitarian demining operations in Sri Lanka’s North and East, the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development reported.

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka Vladimir P. Mikhalov Thursday handed over the consignment of equipment to the Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at a ceremony held at the Ministry in Colombo.

The demining equipment included four controlled light category machines including spares and metal detectors.

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