Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated to media that government has an idea to start up a Police University for the benefit of police personnel. The Prime Minister has taken this decision to upgrade the standards of the police service.
The Secretary said the university will help improve the quality of the service provided to the public through the Police Department. The government is making arrangements to grant opportunities for police personnel to follow high quality courses related to their careers through this university and police officers will have the opportunity to obtain degrees from this university as well.
Not only police personnel, civilians too will receive the opportunity to follow studies in this university. Proposals to recruit foreign personnel to the university have been received which will be considered.