Senior government officials delegation from Sri Lanka attended a public administration training program for 12 days from February 27th to March 10th in HUST . This program, themed by public administration and held by College of Public Administration and School of International Education, consists of lecture instruction, site-visit and on-the-spot investigations. 35 senior government officials participated in this program, including Dr. Sepalika, the Deputy Director of Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA), Mr. Herath Pathiranage Kularathna, the Chief Secretary of Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council, and Mr. Viduth, the Administrative Assistant of Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration.
The opening ceremony was held in the meeting room of College of Public Administration. Mr. Xu Xiaodong, the Vice-president of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Dean of College of Public Administration firstly extended warm welcome to the guests, then he introduced the development of HUST and stated that China and Sri Lanka enjoyed ever-lasting traditional friendship and he hoped that more and more Sri Lanka officials will come to HUST for visiting and exchange in the future.
During the delegation’s stay in Wuhan, Prof. Wang Bing, Associate Professor Yang Lanrong and Associate Professor Li Jing from College of Public Administration gave lectures on relative topics in the field of public administration and discussed with the officials, making the lecture effective and rewarding.
The delegation also paid a visit to Hubei Provincial Bureau of Civil Service, Hubei Provincial Department of Education, Hubei Provincial Department of Finance, Government of Hongshan District and other public institutions. Both sides had extensive discussion and communication on government organization structure, education system and fiscal management.
In addition, with visits to Wuhan City Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Wuhan Science City of Future and Three Gorges Dam in Yichang city, the delegation had a further understanding of infrastructure construction and overall planning of Hubei Province.
On the closing ceremony, Dr. Sepalika, Deputy Director of Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) expressed his sincere thanks for all the considerate arrangement and he said that he really expected to build more cooperation on training program with HUST. Mr. Liu Junhua, the Vice Director of International Exchange Center, Dean of School of International Education, expressed great congratulations to the success of this program and hoped that the friendship between SLIDA and HUST could be strengthened through more exchange and cooperation.
Ms. Ma Donghui, Secretary of College of Public Administration, Mr. Tan Shukui, Vice-dean of College of Public Administration, Ms. Zhao Xiaofeng, Vice-dean of School of International Education and other staff attended these activities all above.
（撰稿，陈骏；翻译，冯伟业）2月27日至3月10日，来自斯里兰卡的高级别官员代表团在我校完成了为期12天的培训。此次培训活动是由公共管理学院和国际教育学院共同承办，培训班成员包括斯里兰卡国家行政学院（简称SLIDA）副院长Sepalika博士，斯里兰卡萨巴拉加穆瓦省议会秘书长Herath Pathiranage Kularathna，斯里兰卡国家行政学院行政助理Viduth在内的35名高级官员。培训课程以公共管理为主题，由课堂讲解，参观访问和实地考察三个部分组成。