Jaffna Commissioner seeks German funding

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 04 March 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Jaffna Municipal Commissioner V. P. Balasingham, requested financial assistance from a visiting German delegation for undertaking research on ground water pollution in the Jaffna town area, said sources in Jaffna. The situation is such that well water in the area might soon be polluted, he said.

At the meeting in the Jaffna Kachcheri last Friday where a representative of the German Ministry of Economic Activity and the Deputy Ambassador from the German Embassy were present, Mr. Balasingham said that Germany has pledged to restore the water supply system in the Jaffna area to 1990 levels.

The delegation visited Jaffna to see the progress made in German development projects

 

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