Higher Edu Ministry to have discussions with former EP Governor

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The Higher Education Ministry is to initiate a dialogue with former Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah on the future of the controversial Batticaloa campus started by him as an investment project, Daily Mirror learns.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed the higher education authorities to discuss what should be done regarding this university.

Accordingly, the Ministry will hold talks with Mr. Hizbullah in the future.

The university, which is commonly called ‘Batticaloa Sharia campus’, was in the centre of controversy in recent times. There were calls for the acquisition of it by the government to be developed as a state university. (Kelum Bandara)

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  • razak Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:10 AM

    HA HA here we go again

    ravin Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:10 AM

    Investment project? source of funds? If overseas funds invested check with tax authorities of that country ( not from any other source) all funds are declared. Any local investors their tax declarations as well.

    Max Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:28 AM

    Please acquire it it government

    Max Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:28 AM

    Please acquire it it government

    Karunaratne Tuesday, 10 December 2019 11:48 AM

    ha ha ha and make it an Army Camp? ha!

    Kumara Tuesday, 10 December 2019 02:00 PM

    This university should be acquired by the government without any compensation.

    kamal Tuesday, 10 December 2019 02:25 PM

    it is a private investment. not your personal money.

    Patriot Tuesday, 10 December 2019 12:12 PM

    Previous government committee already done a study, and has given recommendation s. Please acquire this to the government and make it a campus of eastern government University

    Akram Tuesday, 10 December 2019 12:48 PM

    Mr.hizbullah stick to your decession.

    nirmal Tuesday, 10 December 2019 01:27 PM

    He should be told he is liable to be prosecuted for fraud

    Joe Tuesday, 10 December 2019 02:08 PM

    But there are hundreds of private universities around the country. Why the special concern for this one?

    Arthur G Tuesday, 10 December 2019 06:13 PM

    this is initiated totally against the law,if allowed, its badly reflect on GR's reputation,people watching, whether you work as you say or a just a another politician,


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