ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is to set up an internationally recognized College of Business in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley in the United States, a government spokesman said.
The college is to be established in the Gampaha District, north of Colombo.
University of California, Berkeley has agreed to establish the college in Sri Lanka as a non-profit organization which also provides opportunities to students with economic difficulties, the spokesman said.
The cabinet of ministers this week approved the proposal by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs and Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella and Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha.
(COLOMBO, December 6, 2017)