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* Sri Lanka's Moratuwa University closed due to clashes to reopen this week
Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 12:44 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 24, Colombo: Vice Chancellor of Sri Lanka's Moratuwa University Prof. Ananda Jayawardana says that the University will be reopened on February 26 amidst tight security.

First-year and Second-year academic activities will commence initially on Tuesday, February 26th.

The hostel facilities for the First year students were available from yesterday while facilities for final year students will be available from Tuesday.

The final exams for the engineering students are also to be held in the first week of March.

The Vice Chancellor said the security staff had been strengthened and given a special training on riots control. A new CCTV camera system had also been installed in the university premises. A police post has also been established temporarily in the university.

The University was closed on January 01 following a clash between the B.Sc. Engineering students and the National Diploma of Technology (NDT) students.

Six engineering students were injured in the clash and two were admitted to the hospital.



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