Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Teacher trade unions of Sri Lanka question government's ability to give additional school uniform and shoes
Sat, Nov 10, 2012, 08:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 10, Colombo: Teacher trade unions of Sri Lanka have questioned how the government would make arrangements to provide an additional school uniform and shoes to students in remote areas of the country.

The Ceylon teachers Union (CTU) and the Ceylon Teacher Services Union (CTSU) say they are concerned over the government's proposal in 2013 budget to provide additional school uniforms and shoes since there was no proper specification of remote schools in the country.

CTU Secretary Joseph Stalin has said there were no proper criteria for the distribution process.

CTSU Secretary Mahinda Jayasinghe has noted that there were doubts over the government's ability to distribute all these since the current school uniforms given to the students are not made available on time.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 9 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [15 minutes ago]
Motor Traffic (Amendment) Bill proposes tough action against errant drivers
-- [30 minutes ago]
Local government elections in January, government has no intention to postpone, Premier says
-- [1 hour and 17 minutes ago]
World Federation of Exchanges CEO visits Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Supreme Court rules referendum needed to approve 20th Amendment
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selection panel ahead of Pakistan tour
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Customs nab man attempting to smuggle in Rs. 2 million worth palladium metal
-- [9 hours ago]
Parliament not to debate 20th Amendment to the Constitution Bill tomorrow
-- [9 hours ago]
Debate on draft bill enabling to criminalize enforced disappearance postponed
US assures no major changes in trade policy on Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.