The meeting with the Delegation from the Chinese Academy of Sciences

24 April 2018

The meeting with the representatives of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Finance, China UoP was held on 24 April 2018 at the Office of the Vice- Chancellor, University of Peradeniya. The Director, International Affairs Office collaboratively organized the event with Dr. Weragoda, National Water Supply & Drainage Board, Sri Lanka.

The Chinese delegation was consisted of well distinguished scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences ; Mrs. Gao Jun , Mr. Meng Yang , Ms. Han Zengling, Mr. Liu Ning , Mr. Yuansong Wei , Mr. Bo Liu , Mr. Jinglong Yao,Mr. Titus Cooray and Mr. Li Chao, Mr. Jin Feng from Ministry of Finance China.

The 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 and organizers took part in the discussion.

The Vice- Chancellor 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 Centre at UoP and the Deputy Vice- Chancellor elucidated the academic programs and Research information of University of Peradeniya.

Further, the progress of the proposed China-Sri Lanka Joint Research Centre 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 accordingly.