US embassy officials visit Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 29 July 2005, 13:35 GMT]
A delegation of the US Embassy officials in Colombo arrived in Jaffna Thursday on a two-day visit and met with representatives of the civil groups, non-governmental organizations and senior journalists Friday at the Yarlpadi Restaurant, sources said. Ms Helena W.Rathore, Information Officer of the US Embassy said US assistance for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the tsunami destroyed coastal areas would be channeled through USAID and other agencies.

Ms Rathore said that USAID has been implementing more than ten projects through its local partner organizations in the Jaffna district.

Such projects would be implemented by USAID through its partner organizations to rehabilitate tsunami destroyed coastal areas also, she added.

 

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