Activities are being undertaken to establish new Universities in Five Districts, including Mulaitheevu.
The Vice President of the University Grants Commission, Prof. Janitha Liyanage had announced this.
New Universities are to be established in the Districts of Kalutara, Nuwara Eliya, Matale, Hambanthotta, and Mulaitheevu, she further said.
Elaborating further she said that, A committee of five Professors had been appointed to study this matter and Students will not be selected on Marks but on the results of the GCE(AL).
The activities for identifying the lands for construction of the universities had been undertaken, she said.