Doctors stage token strike over SAITM and proposed ETCA

colombo-hospital-afp_650x400_81449134594Government doctors staged a token strike today over the SAITM private medical college and the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) with India.

The doctors staged the strike from 8am to 12 noon today. The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has opposed ECTA.

The GMOA has also raised some concerns over SAITM. The Government has however rejected the concerns raised by the GMOA on ECTA. (Colombo Gazette)