Published On : Fri, Jul 29th, 2016

Sinhalese students return to Jaffna Uni

Jaffn-UniMinister of Higher Education, Lakshman Kiriella has taken steps to implement a number of programmes aimed at building reconciliation in universities, Additional Secretary of the Ministry, P.G. Jayasinghe said.

He added that most of the Sinhalese students at the Jaffna University have returned and the government has ensured their safety.

The ministry says the attendance of Sinhalese students is at a satisfactory level, especially in the Medical and Engineering Faculties. “The attendance of Physical Science Faculty is also at a satisfactory level. The students in the Agriculture Faculty are sitting for their exams and those in the allied health faculty are also working on their research,” the representative of the ministry said.

All the unions have agreed to maintain a cordial situation at the university and the administration has taken all steps to ensure there is safety for all students, Jayasinghe said.

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