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Sri Lanka assures enhanced partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda Colonne and Spouse Stephen Senanayake was granted a farewell audience by H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and  H.M. Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda Colonne and Spouse Stephen Senanayake was granted a farewell audience by H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and H.M. Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana

On 26th June 2024, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne and Spouse Mr. Stephen Senanayake was granted an audience by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana of the Kingdom of Thailand to bid farewell at the Amphorn Royal Palace.

Annex A – 03rd BOT ADPC

Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne was elected as Co-Chairperson of the Student Relations Committee of the AIT at the Board of Trustees Meeting of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand held in hybrid mode on 25th January 2022.
The Meeting was chaired by Dr. Tongchat Hongladaromp, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and attended by Dr. Eden Y. Woon, President of the AIT, Dr. Suwit Khunkitti, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister of Education of Thailand and one of the Vice Chairs of the Board, other members to the Board, Mr. Chutintorn Gongsakdi, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Ambassadors of Bangladesh, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, Pakistan and representatives from the Diplomatic Missions of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Nepal, Vietnam in Bangkok.

The Board elaborated on the plans for 2022 including expanding academic programmes and teaching, research, outreach, global network, new university partnerships, AIT Hub project, AIT Strategy Task Force etc.

Joining the meeting online Ambassador Chaminda Colonne expressed appreciation to Dr. Eden Y. Woon, President of AIT for his tremendous efforts to achieve the Goals of AIT, while facing common challengers of COVID-19 pandemic. Ambassador Chaminda Colonne also highlighted on the initiatives taken recently to finalize the MoU between AIT, Thailand and State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovations of Sri Lanka on possible partnerships in skill development sector in Sri Lanka and MoU on Capacity Building PhD Partnership Programme between the AIT, Thailand and UGC, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been represented on the AIT Board of Trustees since 1977 and enjoying long-standing partnerships and collaborations between AIT and Higher Education Institutes in Sri Lanka.

Embassy & Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka
Bangkok, Thailand

28th January 2022

Annex B – 03rd BOT ADPC

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda Colonne and Spouse Stephen Senanayake was granted a farewell audience by H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and  H.M. Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda Colonne and Spouse Stephen Senanayake was granted a farewell audience by H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and H.M. Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana

On 26th June 2024, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne and Spouse Mr. Stephen Senanayake was granted an audience by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (Rama X) and Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana of the Kingdom of Thailand to bid farewell at the Amphorn Royal Palace.