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* Deputy leader of Sri Lanka opposition party prevented from participating in trade union meeting
Fri, Nov 9, 2012, 09:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 09, Colombo: The Deputy Leader of Sri Lanka's major opposition United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa said he was prevented from participating in a convention of a trade union affiliated with the party.

The Deputy Leader of the UNP said he was turned back when he was to enter into the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau premises to participate in the general assembly of the UNP affiliated employees' union National Workers' Union (Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya).

The security staff of the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has not allowed the parliamentarian to enter the premises.

Later, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau Amal Senadhilankara said that the permission had been given to the union to hold a meeting but if the politicians wanted to participate they had to take permission from the subject minister.



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