Following up to the collaborations between the University of Peradeniya and Meijo University Japan, Professor Fumihiko TSUMURA and Professor Ananda Kumara from the Meijo University visited the University of Peradeniya on 30 March 2017. The delegates met Professor Upul B Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor where the discussions were aimed at initiating online teaching programmes between the two Universities, especially utilizing problem based learning methods with Japanese and Sri Lankan students.
The delegates also visited the Faculties of Arts and Management, where they met Professor OG Dayarathne Banda, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and and staff members of the Faculty. They also discussed possibilities of student and staff exchange program with Professor Milton Rajarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Management. The delegation was coordinated by the International Research Centre.