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Visit to Institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences
On invitation by South China Sea Institute of Oceanology in Guangzhou China, the Vice Chancellor Professor Gamini Senanayake and the Dean of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology Professor Tilak P D Gamage visited number of institutes under Chinese Academy of Sciences in October this year.
Professor Dongxiao Wang, the Deputy Director of the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology (SCSIO) invited to visit State Key Laboratory of Tropical Ocanography, Shyian I Research Vessel and Daya Bay Marine Biology Research Station of SCSIO. Also, Professor Shenglei Fu, Deputy Director of South China Botanical Garden invited to visit the botanical garden and Professor Xin Liu of Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology invited to visit Institute of Biomedical and Health Engineering of Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Professor Xiangbin Zhu of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences invited to visit new campus of the CAS at ??.
This visit was taken place just before the visit of Xi Jinping the President of the People's Republic of China to Sri Lanka, as a goodwill gesture to the newly proposed China Sri Lanka Joint Center for Education and Research (CSL-CER) which will be located at the University of Ruhuna. The proposed center is a part of the agreement signed between China and Sri Lanka at the official residence of the President of Sri Lanka during the visit of the President of the People's Republic of China.