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Jaffna graduates protest over unemployment

Unemployed graduates from all over the northern province held a protest in Jaffna on Wednesday, demanding that the Sri Lankan government provide them with jobs.

The graduates, who protested in front of the Jaffna government secretariat, blocked off the entrance to the building, voicing their concerns.

Following police intervention, a meeting was set up between the protesters and the government agent, N Vethanayakan.

Pledging to take up the issue with the government, Mr Vethanayakan said he was unable to provide them with government jobs personally.