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Transfer letters for 3,766 teachers

About 3,766 school teachers of national schools countrywide, were given transfer letters by the Education Ministry on Thursday (29). The said teachers had served at the same school for over 10 years, continuously.

However, according to the recommendations of the Education Ministry Teachers Transfer Unit, some teachers who are to go on retirement soon, were not given transfers as they are between the ages of 58 and 59 years, said Kurunegala District United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian and Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, when he was contacted by the Daily News from Kurunegala, yesterday.