Minister for Science, Technology and Research visits IRD
Hon. Minister Mr. Susil Premajayantha (Minister of Science, Technology and Research) made an official visit to IRD on 1st December 2016. The minister highly appreciated the research studies, policy work, capacity development and school based research programs conducted by IRD. Executive committee members of IRD; Prof. Athula Sumathipala, Dr. Nihal Abeysinghe, Dr. Godwin Kodituwakku, and Dr. Sudath Samaraweera had extensive discussions with Hon. Minister regarding, future research and development opportunities in Sri Lanka, sustainability of School based education programs, and importance of creating a research culture in Sri Lanka.