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* Sri Lanka state doctors threaten to strike on May 17 against FTA with Singapore
Fri, May 11, 2018, 11:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka state doctors' trade union, Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) said they will launch a one-day strike next week to protest against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Singapore.

Addressing a media conference held today (11), GMOA Secretary Haditha Aluthge said the GMOA) has decided to launch an island-wide 24-hour strike action on May 17.

The trade union action will be taken to protest the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Singapore, proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India and several other issues.

Aluthge said the Free Trade Agreement with Singapore has already been secretly signed in Singapore and it is causing the country a great damage and the Executive Committee of the GMOA had unanimously decided to go on strike on May 17 to object the government actions.

 

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