Guest Lecture on Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean
Prof. Patrick Mendis of USA delivered a lecture on " Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean and Sri Lankan Relations with America, India and China" at the KDU Main Auditorium.
Speech of Prof. Patrick Mendis
Sri Lanka has never been an island; it has always had trade and diplomatic relations that went back to ancient kingdoms in Asia and ruling empires in Europe. Trade linkages - in the forms of goods, services and knowledge - connected Sri Lanka with the rest of the world. Trade in knowledge is as important as the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the British who has also brought Christianity to the primarily Buddhist nation. .............. More