Monday, November 16, 2009
The Ceylon Petroleum,Water Board and Sri Lanka Ports Authority Trade Unions have been stopped their Work To Rule Campaign on this noon and resumed their Work after the Discussions they had with their Management.However the Trade Unions of the Ceylon Electricity Board decided to continue their Work To Rule Campaign which they launched with other Trade Unions in last Wednesday till their Pay hike demand is met.
Sri Lanka Ports Authority Management decided to pay Rs.1000 for their Employees in addition to their Salary and Rs,2000 Allowance.However the Trade Unions of Ceylon Petroleum and Water Board who stopped their Trade Union Action along with Ports Authority Trade unions said that they will begin the Action in future.
President Mahinda Rajapaksha today appointed the Air Force Chief Air Marshal Roshan Gunathilaka to perform the Duties and Functions of the Office of Chief Of Defense Staff in addition to his Current Post.He will take over the Duties from General Sarath Fonseka who has been retired from his post today.
General Sarath Fonseka who has been retired from the Chief of Defense Staff Post today said that he will decide whether to entering Politics or not in next two days.S peeking at his Farewell Ceremony held in Colombo today General Fonseka said that Politics must be kept out of Army while noted the Absence of three Armed Forces at the Ceremony.He also said that he is now begin a new life as a civilian.General Fonseka Retired from the Army after 40 years of service.After the Farewell Ceremony General Saath Fonseka who is also the former Army Commander visited the War Memorial at the Parliament Grounds and paid tribute to the War Heroes.He also met President Mahinda Rajapaksha this morning.
Aa heavy traffic had prevailed in at Ward Place ,Borella and Town Hall areas this s evening (17) due to a protest march organized by I...