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Research papers of the Defence Academy to be used for national development

Aug 21, 2010 5:31:57 AM - itnnews.lk

A study has been undertaken to ascertain how the research papers of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University can be used for national development.

The Annual symposium of the University was held at the University Auditorium yesterday. Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga and Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa participated in the occasion as Chief Guests. The research papers presented by the lecturers of the Defence University and other universities on defence studies, environmental aspects towards sustainable peace, social science for social harmony, technology for sustainable peace and challenges in the field of medicine were discussed during five sessions. The Defence Secretary inspected the proposed medical faculty of the Defence University and new development plans. The Commanders of the Security Forces, IGP and the Vice Chancellor of the University participated in the occasion.