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President says the Batticaloa University will be brought under the Education Ministry

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By ITN News Editor May 8, 2019 19:44

President says the Batticaloa University will be brought under the Education Ministry

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that terrorism has not triumphed in any part of the world. He mentioned that no room should be left to divide the Sri Lankan nation according to brutal aims of the extremist terrorism. The President was speaking joining in an observation tour of the Sainthmaruthu area in Kalmunai.

The President joined in an observation tour of the Sainthamaruthu area in Kalmunai this morning where the bomb explosion occurred on the 26 of April. The President met and had discussions with states officials of the Eastern Province and Muslim young men and women. The President had discusions with Provincial State officials at the Le Maridian Auditorium in Sainthamaruthu. Among those who joined in this gathering were state representatives and state officials as well as the defence sector chiefs of the Eastern Province.
Expressing his views on the occasion said that along with the explicit reorganization programme undertaken in the defence sectors, the President pointed out that national security is now taking place with a new look and a new plan. This programmes will enable all citizens to live without fear and suspicion. Th President said that the right of the people to live in a fre society has been consolidated.
Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hisbullah also expressed his views.
Thereafter the President of the Sainthamaruthu Jumma Mosque Y. M. Haniffa presented a memento to the President to mark his visit to the area. Thereafter the President joined in a meeting with the young Muslim community of the area. The President told them he would leave no room at any place in the motherlands for brutal terrorism. He assured that he would properly fullfil his responsibility to rout it. During a cordial discussion with them the President listened to their requests. Expressing views to the University lunched under the aegis of Hisbullah, the President said that a clear decision was to be taken to maintain it as a private university under the laws and regulations of the Education Ministry and the High Education Ministry.
After these events the President visited the location where the bomb explosion happened in the Sainthamaruthu area on April 26th and inspected the area.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 8, 2019 19:44