Health & Education

The government has signaled its determination to reform Sri Lanka’s health sector with region-leading stances on tobacco, while also showing a willingness to engage with private health care providers looking to tap into the country’s potential. Private health care in Sri Lanka is starting from a low base, but a number of factors will provide distinct opportunities for those looking to invest in the market. In a concerted effort to boost the country’s overall economy, development of the education sector has become a government priority. In recent years it has initiated plans to increase the capacity of institutions, improve the standards of teaching and embrace the technology revolution that is happening globally. This chapter contains an interview with Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo.
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Interviews & Viewpoints

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Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo : Interview