Public servants to get Rs. 5,000 salary hike; UNP pledges Rs.10,000

UNP said President Rajapaksa was expected to grant a 5,000-rupee pay hike to public servants but it would give them Rs. 10,000 when it formed a govt. UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake said that the UNP already knew what Rajapaksa’s ‘Presidential Election Budget’ contained. "He will announce a salary increase of Rs. 5000 for public servants after denying them a hike for many years with the exception of meagre allowances which were totally inadequate to meet the skyrocketing Read More
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