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Japanese Language Research Centre

His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma, the Ambassador of Japan opened the Japanese Language Research Centre and launched the website on 17 February 2016.

The objective of the research centre is to strengthen and broaden research on Japanese language and Japan.  A research journal on Japanese too was launched at this occasion.

This event was attended by Senior Prof. Sunanda Madduma Bandara, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Lakshman Seneviratne, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Kapila Senevirathne, the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Chandrasiri Rajapakse, the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Prof. Kusuma Karunarathne, Prof. Kulathileke Kumarasinghe, Prof. HD Karunarathne, Chairperson of the Japanese Student Alumni, Mr. Dayasiri Warnakulasuriya, the Chairperson of the Japanese Sri Lanka Teachers’ Association, the academic staff of the Department and undergraduates.