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Friday, 01 February 2019 - 8:36
Day 3 of the Customs strike continues today;Protesters Voice their Opposition to the acting director general
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The Customs Joint Trade Union Alliance says that the trade union action  launched on Wednesday , will continue on today.

The Alliance launched a work-to-rule trade union action on Wednesday afternoon to voice their opposition to replacing the Customs Director General  P. S. M. Charles with a retired navy commander.

The  Customs Staff Officers’ Union,  Customs Supervisors’ Union, Customs Officers’ Union, Container Transporters’ Union and the Customs Clearers’ Union are participating in this trade union action.

Meanwhile the Finance Ministry announced yesterday that H. G. Sumanasinghe,  an additional secretary at the Finance Ministry,  had been appointed as the acting director general . 

However  chairman Jayasinghe said that that he too was not suitable for the post.

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