President Maithripala Sirisena during a meeting with university academics has invited them to get together with commitment setting political divisions aside to serve the country with their knowledge, understanding and professional experience.President has also assured the academics that he will take prompt action against anyone who is engaged in fraud, corruption or indiscretion being in the government.

The President further has stressed them that present administration period is the best time to employ the knowledge gained as intellectuals, for the benefit of the country as his government is ready to treat all alike without any political any other affiliations. The academics including vice chancellors, professors and lecturers expressed their appreciation for holding the meeting, paying respect for their knowledge, experience and professional maturity. They also pledged do their best to bring success to the good governance program carried out by the current government.