Railway strike called off  after 12 days

Railway strike called off after 12 days

Railway strike called off after 12 days

Written by Staff Writer

07 Oct, 2019 | 1:29 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The strike action launched by the Railway Trade unions has been called off following discussions with the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation.

Prior to the discussions with the minister, trade union representatives held a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena.

During the meeting, the president pointed out that it is their duty to carry out their activities without hampering the day-to-day life of the general public.

The President’s Media Unit said, during the meeting the President requested trade union activists to call off their strike.

Railways workers engaged in a strike for 12 continuous days citing salary anomalies.

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