President to focus on bettering higher education
Participating at the official inauguration ceremony of the first batch of undergraduate students of Benedict the 16th Catholic Institution of Higher Education (BCI) in Negombo yesterday (15), President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that a new education system is to be implemented in the ‘new normal’ environment.
The new education system aims to create dignity of labour and create a skilled society, said the President.
The President emphasized that he expects to give utmost priority to achieve excellence in higher education. He also pointed out the importance of producing more technocrats in the future by converting all universities to ‘smart learning universities’.