Provincial ministry officiails to visit LTTE held areas
[TamilNet, Friday, 04 January 2002, 18:33 GMT]
North-East provincial ministry secretaries and heads of departments have decided to tour the Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi districts in the Liberation Tigers held Vanni region to obtain first hand information about the sufferings of the people. At the last meeting of the Provincial Planning Council of the Northeast Province (NEP), its chief secretary Mr.G.Kirushnamoorthy tabled a resolution to this effect.
He said that provincial ministry secretaries and heads of department as a team should visit the LTTE held areas in the North-East province to see the situation personally to assess the needs and shortcomings prevailing in these areas.
The Provincial Planning Council headed by Mr.Kirushnamoorthy unanimously endorsed the view expressed by him.
The Secretariat of the Chief Secretary has been entrusted with the task of making arrangements for such a visit to areas held by LTTE.
This is the first time provincial secretaries of the NEPC to tour the LTTE held areas in Vanni region as a team to assess the needs, shortcomings and the sufferings of the people in these areas, an official said.