IOM winds up activities in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Saturday, 31 July 2010, 11:09 GMT]
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) closed its district office in Trincomalee town with effect from July 31. IOM sources said it has been closed its office in Trincomalee due to lack of funds and that IOM has laid off ten of its employees. However five employees have been transferred to Vavuniyaa (01) and Jaffna (03) in the Northern Province and Ampaarai (01) in the eastern province, IOM sources said.

IOM had been engaged in Trincomalee district providing livelihood assistance to people fled abroad and returning to their villages in the district under several resettlement projects since the ceasefire agreement came into operation and thereafter.

 

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