The Department of Public Administration has hosted the virtual inaugural session for its 17th intake of the Diploma in Public Management on the 24th of April 2021. The keynote address on “Emerging Trends in Public Management” was delivered by Mr G.P. Saputhanthri, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market Diversification. The Vice-Chancellor, Senior Prof. Sudantha Liyanage, the Dean of the Faculty, Professor P.D. Nimal and the Head of the Department, Dr. L A Pavithra Madhuwanthi also addressed the gathering. The academic staff of the department and the members of the lecture panel also participated in the event.