British diplomat visits Mannaar, meets Bishop
[TamilNet, Friday, 23 September 2011, 18:42 GMT]
Fishing ban is still in force in Mannaar district while the uprooted people are still waiting for resettlement, according to representations made by residents to the visiting Deputy High Commissioner of United Kingdom Robbie Bulloch. The British diplomat paid a visit to Mannaar on Wednesday and held discussion with the Bishop of Mannaar Diocese Rt.Rev.Rayappu Joseph and Rev.Fr.Victor Soosai. The discussion was held at Mannaar Bishop’s House.
A section of uprooted people are still remaining in temporary shelters waiting resettlement.
Journalists of the district at a discussion briefed the UK Deputy High Commissioner that they are still finding difficult to discharge their duties without fear and intimidation.