President Ranil Wickremesinghe has extended an invitation to the Sinhala and Tamil diaspora in foreign countries and urged them to consider investing in new universities as a means of supporting education for the country’s children, emphasizing a shared responsibility for the nation’s progress.

Wickremesinghe made this remark during the 10th commemoration of the late R. I. T. Alles at the BMICH in Colombo on November 16, according to the President’s Media Division (PMD).

In addition, the President took into note that language proficiency should extend beyond Sinhala and Tamil, and announced that the “English for All” program will be implemented in all schools by 2030 and its introduction to the university system.