Addu medical student tops Sri Lankan university

Dr.Zaha Zuhair

Colombo, Srilanka – A Maldivian student has secured first place at the MBBS programme at Kotelawala Defence University in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Aminath Zaha Zuhair, S. Hithadhoo, Heylhi, has achieved first place from three areas of the MBBS medical programme of Kotelawala Defence University.

This is the first time a Maldivian student has achieved the highest marks from the Kotelawala Defence University as well as any other Srilankan University. In addition, this is the first time that a foreign student has achieved the top results from the university.

The medal of achievement was presented to Dr. Zaha Zuhair by the President of Srilanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa making the achievement all the more special as this is also the first time such an honour has been bestowed upon a Maldivian student by the Srilankan President.