Pathfinder Foundation, Shanghai Institutes for Intl. Studies to promote Track II initiative between
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00
A visiting delegation from China’s top rank think-tank Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) had discussions with the Founder of the Pathfinder Foundation (PF) Milinda Moragoda and its senior officials on collaborative research and studies in areas such as realising the economic benefits of the Maritime Silk Road initiative and strengthening the capacity of PF on strategic studies.
The meeting was co-chaired by Milinda Moragoda, Founder of the PF and Dr. Yang Jiemian, Senior Fellow of the SIIS. Among the participants from the Chinese side was Ambassador Wu Jianghao, Dr. Zhou Shixin, Research Fellow at the Institute for Foreign Policy Studies Centre for Asia – Pacific Studies, Dr. Chen Youjun from the Institute for World Economy Studies, Wang Lei, Executive Director of the Institute for Comparative Politics and Public Policy and Dr. Xue Chen, Research Fellow, Institute for International Strategic Studies as well as the Centre for Maritime & Polar Region Studies.
The PF representation consisted of Chairman Bernard Goonetilleke, Director M.D.D. Pieris, Senior Fellow Prof. Sirimal Abeyratne, Executive Director Luxman Siriwardena and Project Manager Ameera Arooz.