The also member of Sri Lankan Parliament and the Cuban representative specially addressed the training of high-performance athletes in the Caribbean country and the sending of coaches to the Asian island nation, a diplomatic source indicated.
The traditional bilateral sports collaboration shows a significant number of Sri Lankan students trained in Cuba and resulting in graduates in Physical Culture and Sports.
In addition, Cuban coaches offered their services here to help improve athletes’ performances.
Also present at the interview were Major General Palitha Fernando, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Athletics Commission, as well as I.M. Ranasinghe, graduated in Cuba and specialist in athletics at Kelaniya University.