Wednesday, May 11, 2011

3O Killos Of Rotten Kottu Roti were destroyed

The Public Health Department Of the Colombo Urban Council yesterday raided 15 Hotels in the Slave Island in Colombo and arrested 30 killos of rotten  kottu rotty and destroyed them according to the Public Health Department officials.

During the raid Another 35 samples of unhygienic food too taken in to custody by the officials and sent them to the laboratory for further tests the Colombo Chief MOH Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam has said.

President Named Four Officials To the Bribary And Civil Services Commissions

President Mahinda Rajapaksha has today named Four  officials and members of the Commission  to Investigate Allegations On Bribery And Corruption And the Civil Services Commission.

The Retired Supreme Court Judge Jagath S Balaptabandi  has been appointed as the head of  Bribary And Corruption Commission while Professor Dayasiri  Fernando has been named as the head of the Civil Services Commission.

Retirement Age Of State Enterprise Employees Extended To 57 Years From 55 Years

The retirement age of State Enterprise Employees has been extended  to 57 years from 55 years with effect from 01st of May this year the The Policy And Research Unit of the Presidential Secretariat has announced today.

According to this decision an Employee in a State Enterprise can be in the service till  age of 57 without seeking a service extension.This new retirement age only applied for those employees in state enterprises whose retirement age has been specifically determined through a Parliamentary Act according to the Research Unit of the Presidential Secretariat.

Also the state employees who have reached the age of 55  are  permitted to retire voluntarily.If an employee retired voluntarily from the state service he/she will received the benefits of  Employees Provident Fund(EPF) and the Employees Trust Fund (ETF) the sources said.The circular regarding the new law has already issued by the Treasury Secretary.

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