UN resident representative visits Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 July 2008, 01:10 GMT]
Neil Buhne, United Nations (UN) resident representative and Humanitarian coordinator, on a fact finding visit to Batticaloa Tuesday morning, met the Government Agent (GA), senior government officials, and heads of local councils and representatives of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), sources in Batticaloa said.
The programs to improve the living conditions of civilians internally displaced due to past hostilities, details of developmental programs, and the infra structure of resettled areas were discussed at the meeting.
Mr.Nuhne met the media at the office of UN Children Foundation and explained the reason for his visit and assured that he will continue to assist the resettled people.