U.S. Pacific Command embarked upon development in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 10:14 GMT]
The U.S. Embassy in Colombo, in a media advisory issued on Tuesday, invited media to cover 'groundbreaking' ceremonies of renovating five schools in 'former LTTE-controlled areas of Trincomalee district' by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAIA) and U.S. Pacific Command, this week. Major General Thomas L. Conant of the U.S. Pacific Command and USAID Mission Director Rebecca Cohn will participate in the the inauguration ceremonies, scheduled to be held on Thursday and Friday.
Five schools in Trincomalee district and one hospital and two schools in Batticaloa district are to be rehabilitated.
Amman Nakar school and Arafa Nakar school in Moothoor East division, Ilangkaiththu'rai Mukaththuvaaram school, Punnaiyadi Naamaka'l school and Poonakar school in Eechchilampattu are the schools to be renovated by the USAID and the U.S. Pacific Command.