University intake to be increased by 20 percent

Minister Mangala Samaraweera during his parliamentary address today (9), stated that the annual intake of university students will be increased by 20 percent to provide better opportunities to all students of Sri Lanka.

He further stated that the 2018 Budget will ensure that all school children will undergo 13 years of schooling. Furthermore, Minister Samarweera stated that medical faculties will be established in the Wayamba, Sabaragamuwa and Moratuwa universities at a cost of Rs.1.2500 million.