Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickramasinghe said in the Parliament that the issue of medical and engineering students studying in Sri Lanka and going abroad should be discussed in the Parliament and find a solution for it.

The President who said that the Government spends Rs. 6 millions for one Medicine student.

Driven by the current economic crisis, high unemployment and political instability, increasing numbers of Sri Lankan students have been going abroad for higher education since early this year. According to leading student migration consultancy agencies in Sri Lanka, the outflow is expected to rise further.