Colombo University’s Graduate Studies Faculty holds Research Symposium

Colombo University’s Graduate Studies Faculty holds Research Symposium

Colombo University’s Graduate Studies Faculty holds Research Symposium

Written by Tharushan Fernando

25 Oct, 2015 | 9:44 pm

The Annual Research Symposium of the Faculty of Graduate Studies of the University of Colombo was held on Sunday morning.

Minister of Justice and Buddhist Affairs Wijeydasa Rajapakshe was the keynote speaker for the event.

The Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana stated that efficiency at national levels is a function of several factors; application of modern technology,human capital development, application of modern management techniques, environment management, profit sharing, good governance, maintenance of law and order, political and economic stability, protection of human rights, conflict resolution and ethnic harmony.

He further added:

These conditions could only be met with a strong body of knowledge on a range of issues relating to Sri Lankan society, its culture,religion, gender, education, legal system, household income and expenditure.

ADB Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Sri Widowati stated that over 80% of the 20- 24 age group and 46% of the 17-19 age group are not in any form of education or technical and vocational training. And among the age group of 20 – 24 ages, only 3.6% is studying in universities and that knowledge-based economies have a stronger demand for higher level scales including those with the tertiary level education.

A research conducted by News1st’s Piyawi Wijewardena on Influence of Service Quality Dimensions was also published in the university’s annual research journal

 

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