Our news team inquired about the way the country’s main political parties were preparing to commemorate the International Workers’ Day that falls tomorrow.
In 1889 the International Workers’ Federation declared May first of every year as the International Workers’ Day.
Sri Lanka held the May Day commemoration for the first time in 1934.
Alliance general Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha said that this time the UPFA would hold the May rally at the Borella Cambell Park grounds under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The UNP will hold the May Day this time too away from Colombo city based at the Ampara town.
National Government Service Trade Union Federation Chairman MP Ranjith Madduma Bandaara said that the May rally this time would be held under the patronage of leadership council chairman MP Karu Jayasuriya.