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Our salary fight was guided by a clear scientific vision since the year 2003. We were able to contribute positively to the stability of the Sri Lankan state sector, by rectifying the status anomaly in year 2006. As a result many professionals and intellectuals decided to stay and serve the country without leaving it for better opportunities in the developed world.
So there was a positive “brain drain”.
Budget 2015 recorded a land mark victory in this fight by achieving the” biggest salary hike ever “, for the medical officers. But the budget which was passed by the parliament last year, is yet to be implemented.
These are the communications we had with the new government, requesting to expedite the process.