The Ministry of Higher Education says that expedient steps would be taken to present the Private Universities bill before parliament as soon as possible.
The bill which was presented before parliament on an earlier occasion, was suspended due to the protest launched by university student associations.
However against this backdrop Deputy Minister of Higher Education Nandimithra Ekanayeke stated that a revised bill would be presented before parliament shortly.
Moreover the subject ministry hopes to present the revised examinations act before parliament as shortly as possible.
Deputy Minister of Education Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa expressing his views to our news team made the following observation in reply to a query directed at him.