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POSTED AT 11:15 AM 06-02-2019

Customs Trade Union calls off their strike

Customs Trade Unions called off their strike action yesterday after they were officially informed of the reinstatement of Director General P.S.M. Charles, said convener of Custom Trade Union Alliance  Waruna Sameera

He said that they arrived at this decision after the Finance and Media Ministry officials informed his trade union alliance the reinstatement of PSM Charles as Director General of Sri Lanka customs yesterday night.

The Custom Officials Trade union alliance started a work to rule campaign against the appointment of a retired Navy officer as new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs by the Cabinet.

The customs officials started a token strike on January 30 against the removal of Director General PSM Charles. Later they launched a work to rule campaign demanding the government to reinstate her.