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Visit to Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China by Director
2017 December 19

Dr. Nanda Gunawardhana, Director of International Affairs Office, University of Peradeniya visited Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China on 19 December 2017.

Significant discussions were conducted with Professor Lan Siren, Mr. Liu Lijun, Program Officer, Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, Professor Lan Siren, Mr. Chen Youyang, Acting Deputy Director of office of International Cooperation & exchange, Mr. Fu Chaobo, Acting Deputy Dean of College of Humanities and Law, former Chinese Director of Confucius Institute in Durban University of Technology (DUT), Prof. ZFUJng Pefen, Executive Vice dean of Overseas Education College, Mr. Wu Lin, Chinese Director of Confucius Institute in Durban University of Technology (DUT), Ms. Lin Ruibi, Program Officer for International Students Service of OEC Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China.

At the discussions, Dr. Nanda Gunawardhana informed that UoP is willing to establish collaborations with expertise and experience to cooperate with the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University. Both parties agreed that there is a huge collaborative space between FAFU and UoP to set up relationships in relation to the personnel exchange, scientific cooperation in the future and to sign MOU in the near future. Consequently, the purposes of the proposed MoU is to initiate the student and staff exchange programs with the two institutions and to implement the needful to establish a Confucius Centre in University of Peradeniya.

On December 19- 20 2017, Dr. Gunwardhana also visited College of Humanities and Law, Juncao National Engineering Centre, College of Crop Science, College of Management and Tourism to discuss cooperation in various fields.