The joint opposition said today it was prepared to push for electoral reforms which would favour smaller political parties such as the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP).
Sri Lanka is now exploring the possibility of entering into a free trade agreement with New Zealand while enhancing diplomatic relations between the two countries, Deputy Foreign Minister Dr.Harsha de Silva disclosed at a meeting in Colombo.
President Maithripala Sirisena said he would take a decision on private universities in the country including the Malabe SAITM private medical college, taking into consideration the best interests and the productivity of the country.
The greatest social responsibility Sri Lanka has in education is to ensure that school leavers are equipped to join the labour market and to decide on appropriate further studies, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
The Government came under fire for the removal of Asoka Peiris from the office of Chairman at Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd.
Japan’s immigration authority has told several Japanese language schools that students from China, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka will meet stricter incoming inspection standards to avoid illegal stays. The policy will go into effect next month.