On March 23, 2017 the Delegation of the Kursk state medical university consisting of the rector of KSMU, Honored Physician of the Russian Federation, Deputy of the Kursk regional Duma, professor V.A. Lazarenko and the rectorate advisor M.T. Chahine attended the reception of the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, which was devoted to the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Russia. Present at the reception were representatives of the Russian and Sri Lankan Ministries of Foreign Affairs, heads of universities and different Russian and Sri Lankan organizations. The rector of KSMU discussed with the representatives of the Medical Council of Sri Lanka the issues of the quality enhancing of the Sri Lankan citizens’ studying at KSMU.