The strike launched by the workers of the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning was called off a short while ago.
Airport Sri Lanka Freedom Party Union (ASFPU) Convener M.W.P Muhandiram said the authorities had agreed to increase the basic salary of the Airport employees by Rs. 10,000.
Deputy Minister of Finance and Mass Media Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashok Abeysinghe had met the protesters this evening. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)
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