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* Leadership training for Sri Lankan university students next Monday
Mon, May 16, 2011, 11:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Higher Education Ministry has said that leadership training for students who have qualified to enter the universities will commence next Monday (23).

The Higher Education Ministry has said that at least 10,000 students would participate in the programme.

Higher Education Ministry Secretary Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne has told the media that the 10,000 students who had obtained the highest marks at this year's GCE Advanced Level examination have been called for the leadership programme.

The programme is to be held at 28 army camps around the country. The training programme would be conducted by the military under the supervision of university authorities.

According to Dr. Navaratne, 10,000 more students would join the programme once the university cut-off marks are released.

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