Prof. Abdul Kariem bin Mohd Arof, Head of the Center for Ionics, University of Malaya, Malaysia visited the Uva Wellassa University on 06th March, 2017. During his visit, UWU-ICC organized a meeting with Prof. Arof on 07th March, 2017 at the Board Room of the University which was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, Dr. J.L. Ratnasekara. Dean of the Faculties, Coordinator of the Faculty of Technological Studies, and several other Senior Lecturers attended this meeting. The meeting led to a discussion on developing research collaborations in the field of Ionic Physics, initiating student and staff exchange programmes and joint research grant programmes between Uva Wellassa University and University of Malaya. After the discussion, he conducted a guest lecture for undergraduates of the University. On following day, he met research students of Material Science and Technology degree programme.