The government has agreed to abrogate all circulars which impede the progressive work of all university lecturers.
A joint declaration issued by the government & and the Federation of University Teachers Association notes that the assistance of university senates would be sought hence forth in determining the scope of the university students leadership programme, which is yet another accord that has been reached between both parties.
Meanwhile the FUTA had convened a media briefing in Colombo today calling into explain the temporary halt to its strike stance which had lasted nearly 3 months.
Deputy Chairman of the FUTA Venerable Dambara Amila Thero speaking here noted that the association had decided to relinquish its strike stance on a temporary basis-based on two letters which it had received from the government.
Expressing his views further Venerable Dambara Amila Thero stated that if the government does not adhere to it's pledges, the strike stance of the FUTA would be re-implemented.