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Student issues will be settled amicably - Minister

Information and Communication Technology and Higher Education Minister Dr. Bandula Gunewardene yesterday said he would strive to resolve issues in the higher education sector through discussion and mutual resolution.

The minister was speaking to a group of students of the Inter-university Student Federation who had come to the ministry to hand over a petition regarding anomalies related to practical and other examinations related to admissions, specially to the University of Visual and Performing Arts and other ones.

The minister told the students that he would intervene to solve their issues like a father, a communiqué issued by the media unit of the ministry said.

The minister told the students that the present government will not resort to force to quell any student uprising but will solve issues with consensus and discussion.The minister said the facilities at the Universities will be upgraded on an immediate basis.

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