Prof. Harendra Kariyawasam appointed as New Director, OTS, USJ
Prof. Harendra Kariyawasam, the Head of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce assumed duties as the Director at Operational Technical Secretariat (OTS), University of Sri Jayewardenepura under the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) programme on 01st May 2021.
This occasion was held with the presence of Snr. Prof. Sudantha Liyanage; Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda; Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Kelum Gamage; Former Director, OTS, Mr. A.B. Welivita; Registrar, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, other senior academic members and non-academic members.
AHEAD Operations OTS Staff of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura with outgoing Director
The development of the higher education sector is of central importance to enable Sri Lanka to develop from a Lower-Middle Income Country (LMIC) to an Upper Middle-Income Country (UMIC). Recognizing this, the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) and the World Bank have agreed, as part of the Bank’s Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) FY17-FY20, to support the higher education sector through a Bank funded Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation.