3 bilateral agreements signed between Sri Lanka and Germany


Sri Lanka and Germany have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and promote development activities in Sri Lanka through German assistance.

The two countries signed agreements on a wide range of cooperation that covers Education, Language, Museaology, heritage and Art conservation, Higher Education, Sports.

On behalf of Sri Lanka, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Germany,Karunathilaka Amunugama signed the agreements.

The three agreements that were signed yesterday are concerning the Joint Declaration of Intent regarding cooperation on cultural relations and education policy, MOU on Academic Co-Operation between the University Grants Commission and German Academic Exchange Service.

The agreements cover areas such as – improving access to information on the higher education systems in both countries, Encouraging academic exchange in both directions, Increasing the mobility of joint projects and Partnerships between universities