Japanese FM commends Prof. Kamala Liyanage | Daily News

Japanese FM commends Prof. Kamala Liyanage

Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Kenichi Suganuma presenting the award to Professor Kamala Liyanage.
Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Kenichi Suganuma presenting the award to Professor Kamala Liyanage.

The Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation was awarded to Professor Kamala Liyanage by Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Kenichi Suganuma, during a special ceremony held at Earl’s Regency Hotel in Kandy, recently.

Prof. Liyanage is an academic in the field of Political Science, especially in Contemporary Japanese Politics. She was a Japanese Government scholarship recipient in 1985 and studied at the University of Tokyo.

After returning to Sri Lanka, she taught Contemporary Japanese Politics at the Peradeniya University. In 2013, she helped establish the Sri Lanka – Japan Study Centre (SLJSC) at the same university. 


 

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