Thursday, June 2, 2011

Cabinet Decided To Withdraw Controversial Pension Bill

The Cabinet has decided to withdraw the controversial Private Sector Pension Bill and due to re introducing it with amendments and suggestions of all stake holders the Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said during the Cabinet Briefing held today.

According to Minister Rambukwella the government will implement more people friendly Private Pension Bill and will do so in future after discussions.

One Free Trade Zone Worker was killed and dozens of Free Trade Zone Workers and Police Officers got injured due to the clash erupted in Katunayake Free Trade Zone on Monday when the workers protested over the Controversial Private Pension Bill.

Heavy Traffic Near Katunayake Air Port Junction Due To Protests

There is a heavy traffic near Katunayake Air Port Junction since this eve as groups protest against the death of Katunayake Free Trade Zone Worker Roshen Chanaka.

The deceased worker died yesterday while receiving treatment at Ragama Teaching Hospital.He was died due to the gun shot injuries received during the clash between Free Trade Zone Workers and the Police.

Kala Wewa Wildlife Park Temporary Closed Down

Authorities have temporary  closed down the Kala Wewa Wildlife Park for public  and tourists since yesterday (15) due to a dispute between ...