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The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok facilitated a virtual meeting

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok facilitated a virtual meeting
on 07th July 2021 between President Dr. Eden Woon of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Chairman Senior Professor Samapath Amaratunge of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka to discuss facilities through institutional collaboration for Sri Lankan students to pursue postgraduate studies at the AIT.

Delivering the remarks Ambassador-designate and Permanent Representative C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne who is also a member of the AIT Board of Trustees recalled the longstanding partnership between AIT and the Higher Education sector of Sri Lanka.

President Dr. Eden Woon of the AIT elaborated the combined benefits and significance of studying at AIT as well as new thematic fields of study including, Food Engineering & Water, Climate Change, Smart Communities, Infrastructure and Technology, Society & Policy.

Chairman Senior Professor Samapath Amaratunge of the UGC highlighted that the State Universities of Sri Lanka has now shifted to an online education mode with the pandemic and suitable collaboration with AIT could be considered for the benefit of Sri Lankan postgraduates.

Vice Chairman Senior Professor Chandana P. Udawatte of the UGC, Director of Advancement and Alumni Affairs Sanjeev Jayasinghe of AIT and other officials from the UGC, AIT and First Secretary Saritha Ranatunga of the Embassy participated at the discussion.