SL Education Minister wants students from South in Jaffna University

[TamilNet, Monday, 30 August 2010, 07:26 GMT]
Sri Lanka Minister of Higher Education, S. B. Dissanayake showed a keen interest in exploring the possibility of admitting more students from South Sri Lanka to Jaffna University in a meeting with the Vice-chancellor, deans, lectures and students Sunday, Jaffna University sources said. The minister, invited as chief guest to the Founder's Day celebration Monday, held Sunday meeting claiming to discuss the upgrading of Jaffna University and improvement of basic facilities.



Dissanayake expressed his wish to admit more Southern students from Sinhala, Muslim and Tamil ethnic communities to Jaffna University and to create a conducive atmosphere for their learning activities, the sources said.

He discussed projects of developing the basic facilities of Jaffna University including hostels to accommodate students from South.

Students from South have been already admitted to the faculties of Jaffna University including medicine.

 

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