No international protection for Sri Lankan employees abroad - alleges the UNP

Saturday, 05 January 2013 - 7:46


The UNP states that the government has not provided international protection to Sri Lankans employed abroad.


Speaking to our news team, UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena stated that close to 2 million Sri Lankans are employed abroad.


Our news team inquired from the Foreign Employment Bureau regarding this.


Chairman of the FEB Amal Senadhilankara stated that steps have been taken to notify the international labour office regarding this.


He also stated that if international labour laws are upheld in countries where Sri Lankans are employed they would not face issues.