The President of National Trade Union Center (NTUC) K.D. Lal Kantha and several trade union leaders joined the ‘fast’ carried out by postal employees near the main mail exchange protesting against the failure of the authorities to find solutions for their grievances.
Comrade Lal Kantha said all trade unions that are affiliated to NTUC wish the struggle being carried out by postal employees and said they would give their fullest corporation to end the struggle in victory. He said the government should mediate to solve the issue immediately but if the government allows the issue to stagnate the trade unions would be rallied to carry out a united struggle.
The General Secretary of Lanka Teacher Services Union Mahinda Jayasinghe, the President of Inter Company Employees Union Wasantha Samarasinghe, the General Secretary of All Ceylon Transport Employees Union Sepala Liyanage, the General Secretary of CEB Employees’ Union, Ranjan Jayalal, the General Secretary of All Ceylon Railway Employees’ General Union (ACREGU) S.P. Vithanage and several other trade union leaders were present.