Visit of a delegation from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), China

Dr. Jiajuan Xiong, Associate Professor, School of Foreign Languages for Business and Dr. Lei Wang, Lecturer, School of Foreign Languages for Business from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), Chengdu, Sichuan, China are on a visit to the University of Kelaniya to discuss research collaboration, staff and student exchange from 1st to 4th November 2017.

The delegation was received by Prof. Lakshman Seneviratne, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Patrick Ratnayake, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Dr. Premaratna Dissanayake, Head, Department of Linguistics, Prof. Neelakshi C. Premawardhena, Director, International Affairs, Prof. R.M.V. Rajapakse, Prof. W.M. Wijeratne and Dr. Asoka Premaratne of the Department of Linguistics on 1st November 2017 at the Office of the Vice Chancellor. Discussions were held on establishing a research team for the project “Nominal Phrase Structures of Sinhala: A Field Study” funded by the National Research Grant from China and exploring opportunities for future collaboration between the two universities. The visit was initiated by the Department of Linguistics with the coordination of the Centre for International Affairs.