Yogyakarta, March 13th, 2018, International Program of Government Affairs and Administration (IGOV) had the honor to hold a public lecture about Sri Lanka with a Buddhist Monk,  Ven. Baddegama Samitha. He is one of the representatives in World Humanitarian Organization (WHO) from Sri Lanka. In term of his visitation to Yogyakarta, he said that he is on the personal trip while he just attended the WHO meeting in Jakarta a few days ago. As well as have a worship in Candi Borobudur as one of the largest and most famous Buddhist temples in the world.

“My partner in World Humanitarian Organization (WHO) is one of the lecturers in Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, she was asking me to have a lecture while I visited this city. It was such a pleasure to discuss any issues in my country with the Students here, ” said Ven. Baddegama Samitha.

In term of discussion, Ven. Baddegama Samitha delivered some issues such as politic, economic and Sri Lanka’s historical background. There are many IGOV students who asked several questions about the current issues that happening in Sri Lanka such as corruption, poverty, political party and so on. The students were so excited to have more information about this country as a lion of ASEAN.