A group of FUTA representatives met the chief incumbents of the Malwatta and Asgiri Chapters this afternoon.
FUTA Vice Chairman Venerable Dr. Dambara Amila Thero said that on this occasion the Chief Incumbents of the Malwatta and Asgiri Chapters had said that the trade union struggle in which the University Teachers were currently engaged was fair.
Venerable Dambara Amila Thero explaining about the discussion held today stated as follows…
On World Children's Day the President Mahinda Rajapaksa made an appeal to the University Teachers engaged in the strike.
The President said that if they think of the children today was a best day for it.
The President said so while participating at a World Children's Day held at the Paadukka - Bopey Raajasinghe Vidyaalaya today.
Higher Education Deputy Minister Nandimitra Ekanayake says that the University Teachers' salary has been increased with effect from today.