Compensation has been granted to employees of the Salt Corporation at Manthai which was shut down due to terrorist activities.
The handing over of the compensation to 371 employees of the Salt Corporation took place at the Labour Office in Vavuniya. The amount paid was over 150 Million Rupees. The event was organized under the patronage of Minister Gamini Lokuge. The employment website and the economic development project which will empower the people were also launched .in addition to the distribution of equipment to empower women, letters of appointment for Assistant Managers of the Ministry were also presented. A mobile service was organized for the provision of EPF an ETF services. Deputy Minister Jagath Balasuriya was present.