Jul 25, 2018

Education sector strike called off : President halts appointments

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to temporarily halt appointments and promotions to employees in education sector who is said to have been politically victimized.

The President's Media Unit said that the decision was reached following a telephone conversation between president and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The planned trade union action of education sector employees was temporarily called off earlier today, after the discussion with the president.