Fast at Kahatagaha mine continues; Ministry appoints committee to resolve issue

Friday, 19 April 2013 - 7:09

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The Ministry of Industry & Commerce has decided to appoint a special committee aimed at resolving the hunger strike launched by employees attached to the Kahatagaha graphite mine located in Gokarella-Kurunegala.

 

This was subsequent to a meeting which was held at the ministry premises today under the patronage of subject minister Rishard Bathiyutheen.

 

The committee comprising a 5 member panel will be headed by secretary to the ministry of Trade & Commerce Anura Siriwardhana.

 

According to ministry sources the committee has already reached the mine premises.