Thursday, 16th September 2021

Batticaloa Campus takeover recommend by oversight Committee

Colombo, June 22 (BAN/ AD): Takeover of controversial Batticaloa Campus has been recommended by the Parliament Sectoral Oversight Committee on Education and Human Resources Development under provisions of emergency regulations. The report was presented by Prof. Ashu Marasinghe to the parliament. He pointed out that there are serious problems with the establishment of Batticaloa Campus Pvt. Ltd. and that it should be investigated. He called for the law to be enforced without any regard to those involved in the establishment of the education institution also known as Sharia University.

Until investigations are completed committee has recommended to takeover the campus. The report contains the recommendations and conclusions of the Sectoral Oversight Committee. MP Bimal Ratnayake said a debate on the matter was necessary and the Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella said he is ready to assign a date for a debate.

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