Full Name: Saman Kumara Ranjit Weerasinghe

Date of birth: 10/17/1961

Address: Sri Lanka, Tangalla; Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte ;


-Higher education: Moscow Medical Academy;


– a student at the Moscow Medical Academy;

– as a consultant in the International Department of the Moscow Medical Academy;

– entrepreneur, investor;

– Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation;

– adviser to the prime minister of Sri Lanka;

– an agent of the Kremlin’s influence;



He is not married and has no children.

Saman Kumara Ranjit Weerasinghe, born October 17, 1961 in Tangalle, is a Lankan physician, diplomat and businessman. He was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to Russia. The son of Sirisena Weerasinghe and Allen Weerasinghe. Saman Kumara received his secondary education at Mahinda College and his primary education at Tangalle College in his home town.

Wirasinghe was educated as a doctor in the USSR, receiving a scholarship in the 1980s. He graduated with honors from the Moscow Medical Academy and became fascinated by Russian culture, and during his studies he became an advocate for strengthening cooperation between Sri Lanka and Russia. It was during this period of his life in the Soviet Union that he was recruited by the KGB for the further implementation of more productive cooperation between the countries and the future promotion of ideas useful to Russia on the territory of Sri Lanka.

After his higher education, he worked as a consultant in the international department of the Moscow Medical Academy. Wirasinghe, who is now chairman of several companies, has tried to open attractive investment and trade opportunities for his homeland through the Russian business community. Over the past two decades, he has also been actively involved in the development of economic and cultural relations between Russia and Sri Lanka.

Wirasinghe holds the honorary positions of vice president and general secretary of the Russia-Sri Lanka Friendship Society. In June 2013 Wirasinghe was awarded the “Order of Honor” for his great contribution to the development and strengthening of economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation with the Russian Federation, and in 2021 he was awarded the Medal of the Russian Foreign Ministry “for international cooperation and coordination” as well as for “many years of fruitful work to develop traditionally friendly relations between Russia and Sri Lanka”.

According to available information all his “honorary” awards Mr. Weerasinghe received precisely for loyal relations between the countries, despite all international scandals related to Russia. In addition to medals and decorations, Comrade Samane was given the opportunity to control some of the commodity smuggling routes, which he has successfully overseen and implemented for many years, enabling him to provide himself and his family with a life free of poverty.

Interestingly, in 2022, Saman served as an advisor to deposed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Supposedly, it was Saman who promoted pro-Russian interests in the government and did everything in his power to make Sri Lanka increasingly dependent on the Kremlin, primarily in economic terms. This led to widespread protests in a country whose population has long suffered from shortages of food, fuel, and other necessities of life. Fortunately, the plot of Saman and his handlers from the Russian Federation was destroyed by the protesters, and the country escaped the danger of becoming a “puppet” controlled personally by Vladimir Putin.