University Teachers to Hold Meeting with President Today On Resolving Issues In Higher Education Sector

The Federation of University Teachers' Association (FUTA) is set to hold a crucial meeting with President Ranil Wickramasinghe today (18) to address the pressing issues in the field of higher education and universities. The meeting, scheduled to take place at 3:00 PM at the President's Secretariat, comes in response to a request made by the university lecturers.

Prof. Shyam Bannahaka, Chairman of FUTA, confirmed the meeting and expressed the importance of discussing the challenges faced by the education sector. The representatives from FUTA will have an opportunity to present their concerns directly to President Wickramasinghe.

One of the key issues that will be highlighted during the meeting is the delayed start of the evaluation process for the A-level answer sheets. Professor Bannahaka mentioned that university lecturers have already expressed their willingness to participate in the evaluation, but the examination department has encountered obstacles in commencing the activities.

The outcome of the meeting between FUTA and President Wickramasinghe holds significant implications for the future of higher education in Sri Lanka. It presents an opportunity for open dialogue and collaboration between the government and university teachers to address the challenges and work towards sustainable solution