NSF Digital Platform - Webinar with expatriates in Japan 

20th October, 2020 @ 2.30 p.m. Sri Lankan time

2.30 p.m.


Dr Thamara F. Dias, Acting Director General/NSF


2.33 p.m.

Opening remarks and introduction

Prof. Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman/NSF


2.45 p.m.

Address by Dr. Nanda Gunawardhana

Director, Research and International Relations

Sri Lanka Technological Campus

(Principal Liaison Point – Sri Lanka)


2.48 p.m.

Address by Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne

Director General, National Institute of Education


2.51 p.m.

Address by Mr. Gamini Marambe, President

Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association


2.54 p.m.

Address by Prof. N. S. Cooray

Professor in Economics, Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR)
International University of Japan 

(Principal Liaison Point – Japan)

2. 57 p.m.

Address by Prof. Monte Cassim 

President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Vice Chancellor, Ritsumeikan Trust 


3.00 p.m.

Address by Prof. Ananda Kumara

Faculty of Foreign Studies, Nagoya Dome Mae Campus, Meijo University


Founder Dean, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Nagoya Dome Mae Campus

Meijo University

and former Deputy President, Suzuka International University.

3.03 p.m.

Key features of the Digital Platform

Mr Ashique M. Ali (Vice Chairman, SLASSCOM)

3.08 p.m.

Open for ideas, suggestions proposals and views to make the digital platform mutually rewarding whilst contributing to socio-economic development of Sri Lanka.     

3.55 p.m.

Concluding remarks and way forward

J. G. Shantha Siri, former Head/International Liaison Division, NSF


4.00 p.m.



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