Opening Ceremony of Audio Visual Studio of Sri Palee Campus

Opening Ceremony of Audio Visual Studio of Sri Palee Campus

Sri Lankan Government has recognized the need for the development of university education with a view of producing skilful graduates who can contribute a lot to the national income productively. One way of achieving this target is the identification of the courses suitable for each university. To this end, donating a fully-equipped audio-visual studio to the Sri Palee Campus of the University of Colombo further ensures the production of scholars saturated with both theoretical and practical aspects of the disciplines they master.

Joining the inaugural opening ceremony of Audio-Visual studio of Sri Palee Campus held on 3rd February, Education Minister Hon. G. L Peiris expressed his gratitude towards the Japanese Ambassador and the Japanese Government for gifting the said studio and assisting to foster the university media education in the country.

Minister also appreciated the immense contribution of Prof. Ranjan Hettiarachchi, the Rector of Sri Palee Campus on this.

Under a financial donation of Rs. 12 million from the Cultural Grassroots Project initiated by the Japanese Government, this audio-visual studio has been established with varied amenities like modern cameras, post-production and colour combination facilities.

Hon. Akira Sugiyama, Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, State Minister of National Heritage and rural arts, Hon. Vidura Wickremanayake, the Secretary of Education Prof. Kapila Perera, the Chairman of UGC, Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunga, the Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo, Senior Prof. Chandrika N. Wijeratne and the Rector Horana Sri Palee Campus, Prof. Ranjan Hettiarachchi were present at this occasion.