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‘Pigeon Island’ temporarily closed

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The Department of Wildlife Conservation announces that the Pigeon Island National Park in Nilaveli has been temporarily closed to visitors, with the commencement of the North East monsoons.

The measure has been taken to ensure the safety of tourists and boat passengers, the department adds.

Due to the monsoons, the seas off the East of Sri Lanka will remain rough until the month of February.

However, tourists will be allowed to visit on calm days, which cannot be predicted, the Department notes.

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This week’s Cabinet decisions

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A number of decisions have been taken at the Cabinet meeting held yesterday (Feb.26).

The decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers are as follows:

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Non-academic university staff to launch 2-day token strike

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The non-academic staff members of state universities have decided to go on a two-day token strike over several demands including a salary hike.

Accordingly, the strike will be held tomorrow (Feb.28) and the day after (Feb.29), University Trade Union Joint Committee’s Dhammika Priyantha said.

The committee had also warned to resort to a continuous TU action if authorities fail to address their issues within a week.

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Uddika Premarathne resigns as MP

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Anuradhapura District’s SLPP MP Uddika Premarathne has handed over his letter of resignation as a Member of Parliament, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has confirmed.

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