A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed for the year of 2018 between the Office of the Secretary General of the Parliament and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) on 23rd February 2018 in respect of the development of J.R. Jayewardene Centre as a Parliamentary Research and Training Institute.
Subsequent to the MoCs signed for years 2016 and 2017 this year FNF wishes to further facilitate the project of which the main objective is to provide the necessary information needs and research material to Members of Parliament, Members of Provincial Councils and other Political Representatives including Members of local government Institutions. The Institution will also conduct several academic courses relevant to Parliamentarians leading to academic qualifications from affiliated universities.
Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker, Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake, Secretary General of Parliament and Mrs. Sagarica Delgoda, Country Representative of FNF were present at this occasion.