Meeting with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to discuss on China-Sri Lanka Joint Research Center at UoP

The meeting with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the representatives of the UoP was held at the Office of the Vice- Chancellor, University of Peradeniya. 

Vice- Chancellor, Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe and Dr. Shameen Jinadasa from Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. C.S. Kalpage from Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya took part in the discussion.

Also Director, International Affairs Office participated in the moment and collaboratively organized the event with Dr. Weragoda, Water Board, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The Chinese delegation was consisted of well distinguished scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Finance, China.

Mrs. Gao Jun , Mr. Meng Yang , Ms. Han Zengling, Mr. Liu Ning , Mr. Yuansong WEI , Mr. Bo LIU , Mr. Jinglong YAO, Mr. Titus Cooray were presented from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Mr. Li Chao, Mr. Jin Feng represented the Ministry of Finance China.

Afterwards the Vice- Chancellor welcomed and briefed the objectives of the meeting to the assembly, Dean, Faculty of Engineering explained the current status of the proposed China- Sri Lanka Joint Research Center at UoP. Deputy Vice- Chancellor elucidated the academic programs and Research information of University of Peradeniya to the assembly.

Further, the progress of the proposed China-Sri Lanka Joint Research Center at UoP and the improvement of the academic relationships between the two institutions took into the consideration and the Chinese delegation inquired the information on the research funds of University of Peradeniya.

The assembly agreed to expedite the work process of the proposed project and to implement it in relevance.