A discussion was held at the Presidential Secretariat today (02) under the patronage of President’s Secretary Mr Saman Ekanayake to investigate the problems faced by Samurdhi Development Officers and the possible solutions for them.
The salary issues of Samurdhi Development Officers, pensions, promotion procedure and the process of permanent appointments were discussed at length and many related proposals were presented during the meeting.
The President’s Secretary instructed the officers to pay immediate attention to the problems of the Samurdhi Development Officers and take prompt measures to solve them.
Minister of State for Social Empowerment Anupa Pasqual, Member of Parliament Jagath Kumara Suriyarachchi and a group of senior officials of the Ministry of Social Empowerment, Department of Samurdhi Development and other line ministries were present at the meeting.
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