The Japanese Day for 2019 organized by the LNBTI was a tasteful riot of color, creativity and cultural veracity. Held on Friday, 5th April, 2019 at the LNBTI premises, the event drew a large crowd, many from schools and there was a palpable air of excitement. School children from around the country were present with their teachers, to witness and experience the culture of Japan. The students of LNBTI and its staff members, dressed in Japanese Kimonos, enthusiastically joined in the festivities.
The event was graced by the presence of His Excellency Akira Sugiyama-san, Japanese Ambassador of Sri Lanka, who was the chief guest at the celebrations; Prof. K. K. C. K. Perera, The Vice Chancellor – University of Moratuwa; Prof. W. D. Lakshman, Former Vice Chancellor – University of Colombo, Vice Chancellor of SANASA Campus, & Chairperson – LNBTI Advisory Board; Mr. P. Ranepura – Secretary, Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training; Koga Michio-san – Chairman of LNBTI; and Mr. Dinesh Saparamadu – Deputy Chairman of LNBTI.
The Lanka Nippon BizTech Institute (LNBTI), a partnership between Sri Lanka’s prestigious hSenid Ventures and Metatechno Inc. Japan, offers specialized curricula in the fields of Information Technology and Software Engineering. The programs will produce professionals that are both highly qualified and capable of engaging in related employment in Japan and elsewhere in the world.