Minister C.B. Ratnayake has said that a programme will be launched to grant diplomas for the sportsmen and women with the involvement of foreign universities.
The Minister said sports schools will be established under his Ministry in the university network of the country. He said services of five of the ten best universities in the world will be sought in this connection. He observed that the Ministry is prepared to offer a recognized diploma for the youths who are engaged in sports.
The Minister was addressing a ceremony organized to award prizes for students who have displayed outstanding talents in sports. The Minister said that a programme will be launched for the future security of local men and women.