President assures he will be impartial on the SAITM issue

He requested all medical students to engage in their studies without boycotting lectures. President Maithripala Sirisena says he will not allow any injustice to happen to the medical students of universities due to the SAITM Private Medical College in Malambe.“As the President of the country I am not partial to any party in this issue. I will bring justice to every student while being impartial. I will have discussions with all relevant parties and solve this problem through a reasonable program which everybody can accept,” he said. The President was addressing a public meeting held today in the Town Hall Playground in Thalawakele. He vested the new village Hutvilpura in Nuwara Eliya with public. “We cannot let the children who are to take over the future of the country, to be misled by groups with vested interests. The Government fulfill its responsibility to open the ways for the students to win the competitive world in a fair society,” the President stated.He said action will be taken to enhance the quality and standards of the free education by strengthening it by supplying the required facilities for all universities. He also pointed out on the importance to establish educational institutes with quality and standards to solve the problems of the students who are unable to enter into universities but are qualified for such education. (Colombo Gazette) read more