Minister S.B. Dissanayake announced at a media briefing today that the 25 percent increase granted for University Lecturers will be paid along with next month’s salary.
The Higher Education Minister said that the Government had a discussion with the Inter-University Lecturers Association of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. The group including Prof. Basnayake made several submissions during this meeting. They queried about the payment of the 25 percent education and examination allowance announced in the budget. Accordingly, the Minister told the news briefing that the related circular was being issued today. He said the Lecturers will be able to receive the arrears along with their next month’s salary.