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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 - 13:08
Sri Lanka state jobs created for tens of thousands unemployable graduates
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Sri Lanka has created 21,463 new posts in ministries up to August 2012 out of which 18,128 were for unemployable graduates.

In 2009 44,532 new posts were created including 40,095 in departments, 1,769 in ministries, 1,641in provincial councils and 1,027 in statutory boards.

In 2010, 5,302 new posts were created and in 2011 3,950 new posts were created.

In contrast only 215 "unnecessary posts" had been suppressed up to August 2012, 747 in 2011, 546 in 2010 and 2,106 in 2009.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in his budget speech that 91,000 graduate have been employed in the public sector since 2006.

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