High Commissioner’s Response at the Australia Awards South & West Asia Scholars Forum 2018 17th October 2018 at the Old Parliament House, Canberra

High Commissioner Somasundaram Skandakumar delivered the response to the keynote address given by Mr Simon Merrifield, First Assistant Secretary, South & West Asia Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs &Trade, at the Australia Awards South and West Asian Scholars’ Forum organised by the Department at the Old Parliament House in Canberra on 17th October.

11 Australia Awards scholars from Sri Lanka currently studying in Australia were present as well as participants from Pakistan, Nepal. Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Full text of the speech delivered by High Commissioner Skandakumar. 

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