The Movement for the Protection of Free Education which is headed former High Court Judge W.T.M.P.B Warawewa convened under the patronage of Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe today.
The meeting which was convened at the parliamentary complex was attended by political party representatives, trade unionists & civil society activists.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe speaking at the venue noted that the government should offer priority to the countries education sector.
Chief Secretary of the Nawa Samasamaja Party Dr. Wickramabahu Karunarathna expressing his views during the meeting went on to say that the trade union action of the Federation of University Teachers association had caused a revival in the countries trade union movement.
Chairman of the FUTA Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri who was also present during
the discussion stated that the strike action launched by the FUTA should transcend adages.