Presidential advisor to visit Jaffna Monday

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 September 2004, 19:58 GMT]
Mr.Harim Peiris, Presidential media spokesman and an advisor to Ministry of Refugees Resettlement and Rehabilitation is to pay a second visit to Jaffna district on Monday September 13 to assess the progress in the resettlement and rehabilitation process, district secretariat sources said.

He would visit the sites where renovation work on destroyed bridges are taking place and to the Navatkuli housing scheme, sources said.

Later in afternoon he is scheduled to address the local heads of government departments, state corporations and representatives of several civil organization at the Jaffna district secretariat, sources said.

Renovation work on several war-destroyed bridges including Kaithady Bridge, Chemmani Bridge on Jaffna-Kandy road have already begun.

Meanwhile, the Sri Lanka Army has given permission to the relevant authorities to remove buried landmines located in the sites where damaged bridges are under renovation, sources said.

 

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