Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* State doctors of Sri Lanka issue deadline for implementation of medical professionals' Service Minute
Sun, Jan 19, 2014, 09:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 19, Colombo: Doctors in Sri Lanka's state sector have issued a deadline till the end of this month for the government to implement the Service Minute of state sector professionals.

The doctor's union, Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) states that about 4,000 qualified doctors are waiting for their due promotions for over three years.

GMOA Spokesperson Dr. Navin de Soyza told the media that doctors in the state sector will launch an island wide strike action if the Service Minute of the state sector medical professionals, which deals with promotions, transfers and salaries, is not implemented by the end of this month.

He has explained that 1991 Service Minute is followed at present despite recommendations to follow the 2006 Salaries and Cadre Commission circular.

The Health Ministry, Public Administration Ministry and Finance Ministry took about a year to approve the draft Minute and it has been with the Public Services Commission for over a year, the GMOA has charged.

** Related Story :: State doctors of Sri Lanka threaten to launch an island wide strike

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has no plans to topple the government
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund earned over Rs. 550 billion in last five years - Central Bank
Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Coastal line train services disrupted in Sri Lanka as protesting workers block trains
Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB
Sri Lanka takes measures to increase forest cover
Sri Lanka police ban passenger transport on hand tractor trailers
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy appropriate

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.