Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunge assumed duties as the Chairman of the University Grants Commission today (on 3rd January 202) at 2.00 pm, at the University Grants Commission.
Honorable Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardhana, Minister of Information and Communication Technology and Minister of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation, Secretary to the Ministry Mr. Anura Dissanayake, UGC Secretariate, participated in the event.
In addition, Prof. W. G. Balagalla, UGC Officials, Deans of the Faculties of the University of Sri Jayewardeneura, Professors, Members of USJ Alumni Association and other academic staff members were among the participants in the event.
Prof. Amaratunga assumed duties amongst a Pariththa Chanting of the Most Venerable Mahasanga including Rev. Prof. Madagampitiye Wijithadhamma, Rev. Prof. Medagoda Abhayathissa.