Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

PM Mahinda Rajapakse directs officials to resolve university salary anomalies

Colombo, Jan 11 (BAN/ AD): Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has given assurance to University trade unions that he will conduct a comprehensive study on salary anomalies in the university system and resolve the issue.

The Prime Minister Rajapaksa had a meeting with the University Trade Unions held yesterday at the Temple Trees.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has instructed the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance to conduct a thorough study of salary anomalies and to recommend a formal procedure. It was proposed to appoint a committee and take decisions through the committee.

Other dignataries present at meeting were Higher Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, Labor Minister Gamini Lokuge, State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Finance Ministry Secretary SR Attygalle, Chairman of the University Grants Commission Professor Sampath Amaratunga, and Trade Union representatives.

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