Transit centre for war affected Muttur children

[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 July 2003, 18:08 GMT]
Foundation stone was laid Friday for the transit centre for the protection and welfare of children under eighteen years affected by war at Kadatkaraichcenai in the Liberation Tigers held Muttur east in Trincomalee, sources said.

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TRO executive director Mr.Reggie at the foundation stone laying event for a transit centre for war affected children
UNICEF Sri Lanka resident Representative Ms Chris Watkins laid the foundation stone followed by the Executive Director of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization Mr. Reggie, LTTE Trincomalee district political head Mr.S.Thilak, UNICEF Trincomalee representative Ms Gabrielle Elroy, TRO Trincomalee district Director Mr.K.Mathavarajah and several leading citizens of the area, sources said

LTTE Trincomalee district women political head Ms Kaaronja hoisted the Tamileelam national flag. Thereafter they observed two minutes silence for those who sacrificed their lives in the Tamil liberation struggle, sources said.

UNICEF resident representative said that the transit centre to be constructed will ensure a better and bright future for the war affected children under eighteen of years of age.

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UNICEF,TRO ad LTTE representatives observe two minute silence before laying foundation for the Transit Centre

TRO Executive Director Mr. Reggie said that no politics should be introduced in the working of the transit centre constructed to look after the protection and welfare of the war affected children.

Mr.Thilak, Mr.K.Mathavarajah, Ms Kaaronja and several others also spoke.

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UNICEF resident representative lays foundation for the transit centre

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The site at Kadatkaraichchenai where the transit centre by UNICEF and TRO to be constructed


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