Free higher education for local students
Dec 9, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Local students will be granted an opportunity to acquire free higher education in Non-Governmental Universities to be set up in Sri Lanka, said Higher Education Minister S B Dissanayake in Parliament yesterday.
He was participating at the Committee Stage Debate of the Appropriation Bill for 2011 when the Financial Heads of the Higher Education Ministry was taken up. He said that about 26 world renowned International Universities have discussed with the Government to commence higher education programs in Sri Lanka and the academic programs of the first Non-Governmental University would commence next April.