President Maithripala Sirisena says the Trade Union Movement of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) contributed to make a huge transformation in the economic, social and cultural fields of the country.

“The SLFP and its trade union movement were humanist movements forwarded through one path”, he said.

The President was speaking at the occasion to open the newly built office for the Sri Lanka Freedom Trade Union Federation, in the premises of the SLFP headquarters in Colombo.

The President who opened the office by unveiling the plaque, made a note in the souvenir book for special guests.

President Maithripala says the Trade Union Movement of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) contributed to make a huge transformation in the economic, social and cultural fields of the country.

“The SLFP and its trade union movement are two parts of the same humanist movements progressing through one path”, he said.

The President who opened the office by unveiling the plaque, made a note in the souvenir book for special guests.

Vice President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Trade Union Federation, Senior Vice President of the SLFP W. D. J. Senevirathne presented a special proposal to the President at this occasion.

The President presented souvenirs to three seniors of the Sri Lanka Freedom Trade Union Federation.

General Secretary of the UPFA Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Former Minister Athavuda Senevirathne, General Secretary of Sri Lanka Nidahas Sevaka Sangamaya Leslie Devendra, and General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Trade Union Federation W. Roy de Mel were among those participated in this occasion.

 

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