SLA blocks re-opening Amban dispensary

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 June 2005, 11:40 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army refused permission to open the renovated Amban central dispensary located in the high security zone of the Vadamaradchy east division of Jaffna district, sources in Jaffna said. Earlier army gave permission to repair the dispensary damaged during war period, sources said.

After completing repairs, authorities concerned approached the army to obtain permission to reopen the dispensary for public. But the army refused to give permission, sources said.

Civil groups of the division have made a request to the army to release the area where the dispensary is located from high security zone and to allow the health authorities to re-open the dispensary for the use of public, sources said.

 

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