Standards of private varsities will be maintained:
Govt earns over $ 1.1m on foreign students
Forty-three foreign Universities are conducting academic programs in
Sri Lanka at present, said Higher Education Ministry Secretary Dr. Sunil
He said that the setting up of private universities would also expand
the university curricula with new subject streams apart from providing
more opportunities to foreign students.
He said that a regulatory body would also be set up to maintain the
standards of private universities.
The Government has earned over US $ 1.1 million on the enrolment of
foreign students, the Secretary said.