Employment for every graduate assured - Justice Minister
Justice and Judicial Reforms Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne on Monday
assured employment opportunities to every graduate who underwent a
training course under the Government's unemployed graduate scheme.
He was speaking at the handing over of appointment letters to 28
graduates who completed training under the Justice and Judicial Reforms
Ministry at the Ministry Auditorium.
Altogether 206 graduates would be absorbed into the Ministry in
stages, The graduates absorbed into the Ministry yesterday, were
appointed as Program Assistants (Mediation).
The Minister said that no graduates who underwent training under
their program need to be apprehensive of being deprived of a job since
they would get their opportunity at some stage, in the government
sector. "As a result of a decision by the government soon after it was
elected these graduates received employment in the Government sector",
Minister said adding they should all render their services for the
betterment of the country."
He further said that the Mediation Board has become more popular in
the country as an easy means to solve problems without going before the
The mediation program has been extended even to school level and the
newly appointed graduates have to play a major role in the school
Justice Ministry Secretary Suhadha Gamlath said that it was pathetic
that the most educated sections of the country are deprived of
opportunities to serve the country while undergoing economic
difficulties without jobs.