State Minister Gamini Lokuge pledges to protect the rights of members of all trade unions to the maximum. He made this statement while participating in the opening of the new office of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna branch at the Sri Lanka broadcasting corporation this morning. Chairman of the SLBC Jagath Wickremasinghe expressed confidence that the new branch will properly identify the rights of the employees and does the justice to them. Director General of the SLBC Chandrapala Liyanage, Secretary General of the national trade union center of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna attorney at law Sumith Wijesinghe and President of the SLBC branch Susantha Karunasinghe were also present.
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- A two-day adjournment debate on the forensic audit report related to the central bank bond issues will commence in parliament today