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Sky is the restrict for partnership between India and Sri Lanka: Indian High Commissioner Baglay

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Sky is the limit for partnership between India and Sri Lanka: Indian High Commissioner Baglay

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COLOMBO: The sky is the restrict for the partnership between India and Sri Lanka, India’s High Commissioner right here, Gopal Baglay, stated on Thursday as he emphasised the significance of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme in general bilateral ties.

The High Commission of India in Colombo celebrated ITEC Day 2022 to mark 58 years of capacity-building partnership between India and Sri Lanka by way of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC).

Susil Premajayantha, the Sri Lankan Minister of Education and Nihal Ranasingha, the Secretary to the Ministry of Education graced the event because the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour respectively.

“High Commissioner emphasised the importance of #ITEC cooperation in the overall India-Sri Lanka partnership and remarked that “sky is the restrict” for the bilateral partnership,” the Indian High Commission tweeted.

The ITEC community in Sri Lanka is ever-growing with greater than 400 slots supplied yearly. Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) is a bilateral help programme run by the Government of India.

It is a demand-driven, response-oriented programme that focuses on addressing the wants of growing international locations by way of revolutionary technological cooperation between India and the partnering nation.

Baglay additionally famous India’s endeavour to assist Sri Lanka within the training sector, together with in greater training by way of partnerships between greater training institutes in India and Sri Lanka, the Colombo Gazette newspaper reported.

India and Sri Lanka are to extend cooperation in training and abilities coaching, he stated.

The occasion was attended by over 100 contributors, which included ITEC alumni from Sri Lanka, officers and professionals from numerous sectors who’ve participated in varied coaching programs in India beneath ITEC programmes.

In his deal with, Premajayantha lauded the traditionally shut relations between India and Sri Lanka for greater than 2000 years.

He appreciated India for the ITEC slots and the annual scholarships supplied to Sri Lankan nationals and thanked India for the monetary assist prolonged to Sri Lanka in latest months.

India has prolonged bilateral help amounting near USD 4 billion this yr to Sri Lanka.

Besides the present 402 ITEC slots, round 700 scholarships are supplied to Sri Lankan nationals yearly, the newspaper stated.

The minister highlighted the scope for additional cooperation between India and Sri Lanka within the area of upper training, ability growth and capability constructing, particularly from India’s STEM (Science, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic) and IT sectors.

He additionally referred to the great National Education Policy of India and its advantages for college kids and educators.

The contributors shared their experiences of ITEC coaching in India and appreciated the holistic content material of the totally different ITEC programmes.

COLOMBO: The sky is the restrict for the partnership between India and Sri Lanka, India’s High Commissioner right here, Gopal Baglay, stated on Thursday as he emphasised the significance of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme in general bilateral ties.

The High Commission of India in Colombo celebrated ITEC Day 2022 to mark 58 years of capacity-building partnership between India and Sri Lanka by way of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC).

Susil Premajayantha, the Sri Lankan Minister of Education and Nihal Ranasingha, the Secretary to the Ministry of Education graced the event because the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour respectively.

“High Commissioner emphasised the importance of #ITEC cooperation in the overall India-Sri Lanka partnership and remarked that “sky is the restrict” for the bilateral partnership,” the Indian High Commission tweeted.

The ITEC community in Sri Lanka is ever-growing with greater than 400 slots supplied yearly. Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) is a bilateral help programme run by the Government of India.

It is a demand-driven, response-oriented programme that focuses on addressing the wants of growing international locations by way of revolutionary technological cooperation between India and the partnering nation.

Baglay additionally famous India’s endeavour to assist Sri Lanka within the training sector, together with in greater training by way of partnerships between greater training institutes in India and Sri Lanka, the Colombo Gazette newspaper reported.

India and Sri Lanka are to extend cooperation in training and abilities coaching, he stated.

The occasion was attended by over 100 contributors, which included ITEC alumni from Sri Lanka, officers and professionals from numerous sectors who’ve participated in varied coaching programs in India beneath ITEC programmes.

In his deal with, Premajayantha lauded the traditionally shut relations between India and Sri Lanka for greater than 2000 years.

He appreciated India for the ITEC slots and the annual scholarships supplied to Sri Lankan nationals and thanked India for the monetary assist prolonged to Sri Lanka in latest months.

India has prolonged bilateral help amounting near USD 4 billion this yr to Sri Lanka.

Besides the present 402 ITEC slots, round 700 scholarships are supplied to Sri Lankan nationals yearly, the newspaper stated.

The minister highlighted the scope for additional cooperation between India and Sri Lanka within the area of upper training, ability growth and capability constructing, particularly from India’s STEM (Science, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic) and IT sectors.

He additionally referred to the great National Education Policy of India and its advantages for college kids and educators.

The contributors shared their experiences of ITEC coaching in India and appreciated the holistic content material of the totally different ITEC programmes.