The Chairman of the University Grant Commission UGC) in Sri Lanka, Prof. Gamini Samaranayake said that the UGC had not granted approval for the establishment of Private Medical Colleges in Sri Lanka.
In the recent past, there has been much debate about the establishment of Private Medical Colleges (PMC) in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, several intellectuals and academics have stressed the need to have Private Medical Colleges in the country since the government alone cannot meet the demand for doctors.
Private Medical College issue has been the subject of discussion and debate over many years.
Courtesy: Government Information Department