Sri Lankan government decided to re-open all the state universities tomorrow (September 06). However the Federation of University Teachers’ Association’s (FUTA) problem is not yet resolved and they are continued the strike. Higher Education Minister S B Dissanayake has taken the decision of re-open the universities tomorrow.
University teachers started strike on July 04 and due to FUTA strike all the activities of university were paralyzed and about 70,000 undergraduate students suspended the academic activities and affected the examination of universities. Fifteen universities and six higher education institutes were closed indefinitely except Medical Faculties.