Development Aid for Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi

[TamilNet, Friday, 20 November 1998, 12:17 GMT]
The World Bank has, for the first time, granted funds for development projects to be carried in areas not controlled by the Sri Lankan Government said Mr. Khrishnamoorthy, Chief secretary of North-East Provincial Council yesterday.

He said the World Bank will fund a project which involves the rehabilitation of 800 reservoirs in 7 districts, including Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi, in the north-eastern province between 1999 to 2002.

The Jaffna district will not come under the project he added.

 

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