Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government to re-introduce controversial bill on private universities next year
Sun, Dec 30, 2012, 11:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 30, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is to re-introduce the controversial piece of legislation on private universities to the parliament next year.

Deputy Higher Education Minister Nandimithra Ekanayake has said the Ministry would make the necessary arrangements to re-present the bill to parliament next year.

He has explained that a private higher education institute or even a university could be opened in the country under the current business registration system.

He has observed that the proposed bill is aimed at ensuring the standards maintained by private higher education institutes or universities in the country.

According to the Deputy Minister, private higher education institutes are already operating in the country and that their standards are lower compared to the state institutions.

Ekanayake has pointed out that action could not be taken against such institutes or universities since there was no legal mechanism to monitor them and law to take action.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Fitch assigns Sri Lanka's first dollar bond fund 'BB-'
-- [2 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka needs to increase revenues to maintain current economic growth - IMF
-- [4 hours ago]
U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka hopes to advance America's interests at the UN
-- [5 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM again on Sri Lanka Navy arresting 50 Indian fishermen
Malaysian firm to invest in a hybrid power project in Sri Lanka's North
Vatican confirms Pope's visit to Sri Lanka January 12 -15
Students' Collective at Open University of Sri Lanka lodges a rights complaint
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner to meet party secretaries tomorrow on Uva PC elections
Conduct an audit regarding seized drugs, opposition asks Sri Lankan government
Malinga decides to play for Mumbai Indians at CLT20

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.