Ayurveda workers invade Health Ministry

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 20:17

Ayurveda+workers+invade+Health+Ministry+
Trade Union representatives of Ayurveda Drugs Corporation forcibly entered the Health Ministry today, making several demands including the removal of the Chairman and the Managing Director of the Corporation.

Ayurveda workers have been protesting for over two months demanding the removal of the Chairman and the Managing Director.

A tense situation erupted today when the protestors attempted to forcibly enter the ministry.

Later the protestors handed over their demands to the Ministry Secretary in writing.  

Ayurveda Trade Union Federation Chairman Bernard Kariyawasam said that the ministry secretary agreed to settle their issues within 14 days.

Ayurveda workers held up the Chairman for several hours in his office on June 28th.  

Union representatives stated that neither the Chairman nor the Managing Director has reported for duty thereafter.



Curfew in Ratnapura and Pelmadulla will NOT be lifted tomorrow
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 23:24

Curfew will not be lifted in Ratnapura and Pelmadulla police areas tomorrow (9th April) and travel through these areas too will not be permitted according... Read More

600 people dead and thousands poisoned in Iran after drinking high-concentration alcohol to cure coronavirus
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 21:22

More than 600 people have died and thousands more have been poisoned in Iran after drinking high-concentration alcohol also known as neat alcohol in the... Read More

Provide relief without promoting party or personal image  - Elections Commissioner
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 20:27

Public debate has emerged these days over certain politicians have come forward to provide various type of concessions to the people amidst the coronavirus... Read More