Professor Seyyed Mohammad Reza Khalili, Regional representative of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran and Mohamed Oraree Karimi , the cultural Counselor of Iran Cultural Center of Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 21st July.

During the visit Professor Khalili met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and Professor Athula Ranasighe , Dean, Faculty of Arts at the Vice Chancellor’s Office.

Professor Shiroma Hadunnetti, Director, Institute of Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo, Dr. Kokila Konasinghe ,  Director of the International Unit of University of Colombo and Mr. M.M.M. Sabir, Head, Arabic and Islamic Civilization Unit, Faculty of Arts also participated at  the meeting.

Discussions were held to explore the possibility of initiating collaborations between University of Colombo and Iranian Universities.