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The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency James Dauris, visits the Faculty

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During his courtesy visit to the University of Peradeniya, the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency James Dauris visited Faculty of Agriculture and held a discussion on the possible collaboration with the Faculty. Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of the University accompanied the High Commissioner. Professor Gamini Pushpakumara, the Dean of the Faculty informed His Excellency of the significance of the strong relationship between University of Peradeniya and University of Oxford and Great Britain in general. The importance of Overseas Development Administration (ODA) which is currently termed Department of International Development (DFID) of the UK which contributed towards development of human resources, infrastructural and research development of the faculty in late 1980s. He informed His Excellency that he would initiate a dialogue to develop such type of links in the future.


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