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Govt. To Grant Employment To Graduates

Nov 22, 2010 7:05:24 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The government today (22) said that it has successfully managed to bring down the unemployment rate in the country from 7.2% in 2005 to 5.8 in 2009.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa while presenting the 2011 budget said that 10,000 graduates will be given employment in the fields of engineering, planning, and agriculture and other sectors.

The President said that 1,500 graduate will be taken as management trainees to state banks and financial institutions.
He said that 1,500 nurses will also be enrolled to hospitals under the Defence Ministry.