Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Chennai meets Chief Minister and the Governor of Kerala
Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Chennai Dr. D. Venkateshwaran met, Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan and, the Governor of Kerala Arif Mohammad Khan on 30 June 2022 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
In the meeting with the Chief Minister, held at the Kerala Legislative Assembly building, Deputy High Commissioner highlighted the historical cultural bond and biogeographic similarity between Sri Lanka and Kerala, and appreciated the assistance given by India to Sri Lanka during these difficult times. The Deputy High Commissioner requested for the support of Indiaat this critical juncture to which the Chief Minister agreed to look into the possibilitiesof extending assistance to Sri Lanka.
The meeting with the Governor was held at Raj Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. As the Governor is, by virtue, the Chancellor of all Universities in State of Kerala, discussions were focused on possible education, technical and scientific collaborations between Kerala and Sri Lankan Universities as well as scholarships for Sri Lankan students in Kerala Universities.
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