Proposed Sharia University will not be approved – PM


Sharia University in Batticaloa will not be granted approval and Madrasah education institutes will be brought under the purview of Ministry of Education, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has asserted.

PM Wickremesinghe stated this addressing the media following a discussion held at the Temple Trees yesterday (20).

The Prime Minister has met with the Muslim ministers and the committee appointed to look into the proposed Sharia University in Batticaloa.

Accordingly, Parliamentarian Ashu Marasinghe has informed the Prime Minister on the content of the report on the proposed Sharia University discussion.

Further speaking, the Prime Minister called on the students to return to schools as the security in the country has been ensured.

UNP Parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardene also joined the discussion on the proposed Sharia University.