12-member delegation to visit Russia

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Asbestos issue: 

A 12-member delegation was scheduled to visit Russia on December 24 to discuss the quality of asbestos imported to Sri Lanka from Russia, Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Dr. Saman Weerasinghe said.

“The asbestos imported to Sri Lanka is used by their citizens as well. Their opinion is that there are no health issues associated with their products,” he said.  

The ambassador said the team would visit the asbestos factories in Russia and inspect the asbestos produced there. “The Russian authorities are ready to give documentary proof to the Sri Lankan experts on the quality of their asbestos products,” he said.