Denmark to assist Jaffna Campus in Journalism training
[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 June 2005, 02:26 GMT]
Danish Development Corporation (DDC) signed an agreement with officials of Jaffna Campus Friday to provide assistance in setting up a training facilty for journalists, sources said. President of DDC, Toni Michelson, and Vice Chancellor of Jaffna Campus, Professor S Mohanadas signed the agreement.
Professor A Shanmugathas, Co-ordinator for Faculty of Journalism presided the signing ceremony, sources said.
Ms Michelson and Prof Mohanadas laid the foundation stone for new buidlings that will contain Television and Radio broadcast training facilities and Journalism lecture theater.
Henrik Grunnet, an official of Danish Development Corporation and Professor R Sivachandran, Head of Arts Faculty, also participated in the opening event.
Denmark has been discussing with various officials in NorthEast of the need to train journalists with skills in using current technology. Jaffna campus officials said they are pleased to see concrete action being taken by the Danish Group to followup on their committments.