Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Government Has Recalled Sri Lankan Ambassador To Italy

The Government has recalled it's ambassador to Italy Mr.Asitha Perera with immediate effect following the complaints made against him by Sri Lankans living in Italy according to Sri Lankan Foreign Employment Bureau.

A large number of Sri Lankans living  in Italy are said to be  not happy over ambassador's  activities it has been reported..a group of Sri Lankans staged a protest campaign in front of Sri Lankan Embassy in Italy yesterday according to foreign media reports.

Government PSM'S To Launch Two Day Island Wide Strike This Week

The Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM's) attached to government hospitals have decided to launch two day island wide strike from 8 a.m Thursday(21) Morning till 8 a.m on Saturday(23) by demanding the implementation of circular issued by treasury on increasing their allowances.

According to Joint Council Of Professions Supplementary To Medicine although treasury has issued the said circular on 27th of January this year recommending increasing of overtime,on call and emergency allowances the  health ministry continuously delaying the implementation of that circular without a proper reason."therefore we have no other option then going for a strike action "the secretary of joint council Mr.Saman Jayasekere has said.

PSM'S compromising government pharmacists,radiographers,medical laboratory technologists(MLT'S),physiotherapists and occupational therapists are due to participate this strike action while only emergency services due to be maintained during strike period.

Due to humanitarian reasons PSM'S attached to Lady Ridgway Childrens Hospital,De Soyza Maternity,Castle Street Maternity,Cancer and Sirimawo Bandaranaike Childrens Hospitals are not participating this  strike jayasekere has stressed.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...