Aug 15, 2018

Akila complains to police regarding teacher salaries! Featured

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has lodged a complaint with the police today regarding rumours being published on the internet that he is planning to present a Cabinet paper to stop the salaries of teachers during the holiday months. Legal measures are to be taken to identify those responsible.

Issuing a statement the minister said this is an attempt to tarnish the reputation of the Education Minister and the Education Ministry.

The statement further said that a web site had published a news that the minister had made this statement at a function held in Badulla and another group had paid for this news to be carried over Face Book social media sites.

It said there is clear evidence to indicate that a conspiracy is brewing to destroy the image of the Education Minister who has gained public trust through many programmes initiated by him.