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* China exploring collaboration with Sri Lanka in higher education
Tue, Apr 1, 2014, 10:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 01, Colombo: The President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Prof. BAI Chunli, a well-known chemist and leading scientist in nanoscience, is in Sri Lanka to explore opportunities for collaborations in the area of higher education.

Prof. Chunli called on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this evening to discuss collaboration in higher education including exchange programs in science.

Among the discussions were initiatives to send Sri Lankan academics to China for advanced studies in science, conduct exchange programs and the possibility of establishing a higher education or research institution in Sri Lanka.

During the discussion President Rajapaksa explained the country's need for scientists in energy field and that Sri Lanka could use academic programs in the areas of petroleum sciences.

Minister of Higher Education S.B. Dissanayake, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga and Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education Sunil Jayantha Navaratne were also present.

(Photos by Chandana Perera)

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