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 sector doctors of Sri Lanka call off today's island wide strike
Thu, Jan 30, 2014, 01:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 30, Colombo: The powerful trade union of state sector doctors in Sri Lanka has called off the island wide strike that was to be launched this morning after holding discussions with the Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena.

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) earlier had decided to launch an indefinite island-wide strike on Thursday at all government hospitals to demand the authorities to immediately implement the Medical Service Minutes.

However, following a lengthy discussion with the Health Minister and Health Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayathilaka yesterday over the Service Minutes issue the GMOA has decided to call off the strike, the GMOA President Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya told media.

The GMOA says the Public Service Commission (PSC) has delayed the implementation of the Service Minute of government doctors and the delay has resulted in many doctors facing problems in transfers, promotions and salary increments.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka seeks Interpol assistance on the largest cocaine bust
-- [3 hours ago]
Empty land in Sri Lankan capital to be developed immediately
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Appeal Court to take up petition against former LTTE leader on 25th October
-- [4 hours ago]
Colombo pays for Hambantota's debts - Minister Arjuna Ranatunga
-- [5 hours ago]
Germany grants Sri Lanka Euro 13 million for five development projects
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's largest multi-functional Irrigation Project is a personal dream come true for President Sirisena
-- [7 hours ago]
Thajudeen case: Court to consider former DIG's bail revision application on September 8
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka courts order release of 49 Indian fishermen
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka woos Chinese firms for $10 billion project
-- [8 hours ago]
Joint Opposition says the 'Pada Yathra' protest march will be successful

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.