Sri Lanka initiates legislative work to recognize medical degrees offered by foreign universities internationally ranked up to 1000, an official said.

Earlier, the Cabinet gave approval to amend the Medical Ordinance to provide for it.

An official of the Sri Lanka Medical Council told that necessary regulations had been drafted and sent to the Legal Draftsman for examination.

A large number of Sri Lankan students obtain medical degrees from universities in countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh and China.

Recently, Bangladesh made a request for the recognition of more of its medical universities.

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