Indian High Commissioner visits Jaffna
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 19:32 GMT]
Ms Nirupama Sen, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Tuesday visited northern town of Jaffna. She arrived in Palaly by a special aircraft. Thereafter she was taken in a Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) helicopter and showed the coastal area destruction in Manatkadu and Kudathanai, sources said.
The High Commissioner later visited the Ramakrishna Ashram in Point Pedro under heavy security and handed over a consignment of relief materials brought by six lorries from Palaly to Swami Chitrupananda, Head of the institution. The consignment of relief materials was earlier brought to Palaly from Colombo in a special plane, the sources said.
Relief materials donated by Indian High Commissioner are to be distributed to Jaffna Tsunami victims through the Jaffna District Secretariat, the sources said.