Chairman of the Podu Jana educational service association Wasantha Handapangoda said that the reasonable verdict given by the government yesterday to remove salary anomalies of the teachers and principal should be appreciated. She told the SLBC that the government has decided to provide solution for this issue under two stages considering the request made by the teacher-principal trade unions. She also requested all teachers to support for the children education without obstructing it,
Meanwhile, Chief secretary of the Lanka Teacher Service Association Mahinda Jayasinghe said that their aim is to obtain the proposed salary increase at once than the proposed two stages. A discussion in this regard was held with the joint teacher trade unions on the decision given at the discussion held with the Prime Minister yesterday. He also said that measures will be taken to continue the strike while reaching at a decision having discussion in this regard.