NW Province nursing officers strike continues for fourth day

NW Province nursing officers strike continues for fourth day

NW Province nursing officers strike continues for fourth day

Written by Staff Writer

07 Sep, 2015 | 3:40 pm

According to the Government Nursing Officers Association, the strike action commenced by the North Western Province Nursing Officers is continuing  and has reached its fourth day.

The Government Nursing Officers Association commenced the strike action on Friday, September 4, against the transfer of 387 officers. The association noted that all the surgeries and regular services have halted as a result of the protest.

The North Western Province Health Minister D.B. Herath stated that it is not for the members of the union to protest against the transfers.

Meanwhile, the Governor of the North Western Province Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake says that she has instructed that the transfers be suspended.

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