The University of Kelaniya was temporarily closed after about 900 students have been affected by viral flu and diarrhea, Deputy Vice chancellor Prof. Lakshman Seneviratne said today.
Prof. Seneviratne said the decision was taken following a discussion held between the faculty heads this morning.
“We have asked all the students to vacate the university hostel by 12 noon today. The university will be reopen on June 27 and the students have to report back to the hostel on June 26,” he said.
He said all the academic activities attached to the university would be temporarily halted until the reopening. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)