Salary increase: Stern action against errant companies
“The JVP and UNP trade unions demand for a public
sector salary increase is purely a political slogan which reflects
the frustration of the party and its support to the LTTE, a ruthless
terrorist organisation”, Minister Athauda Seneviratne said.
TMVP to attend APRC meeting
The All Party Representative Committee will meet
next week, said Chairman APRC and Minister of Science and Technology
Prof. Tissa Vitharana. He said that the TMVP nominee for Batticaloa
Mayor Sivageetha Prabhakaran will attend the APRC meeting.
Ready market for ‘Colombo cut’ gem stones in Europe
“Colombo cut” gem stones have found their way
into the vocabulary of the international gem industry, said Minister
Prof. G. L. Peiris, the chief guest at the Annual General Meeting of
the Exporters Association of Sri Lanka recently.
Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year:
All set for Mega Show
The stage is set for the country’s premier
school cricket awards ceremony which has produced cricketing legends
during the past 30 years. The 30th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy
Cricketer of the Year Mega Show will be held on Thursday at 5.15
p.m. at the BMICH.