UNDP sponsored RONCO to continue de-mining in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 July 2003, 21:22 GMT]
A group from the RONCO consulting corporation, a private US de-mining firm, sponsored by the UNDP, Tuesday agreed to continue its de-mining work in the Jaffna district in association with the Sri Lanka Army de-mining team, Jaffna district secretariat sources said.

The RONCO group completed its de-mining mission in the Jaffna district on June 30. However, at a discussion held Tuesday at the Jaffna district secretariat, the Government Agent made a request to the RONCO delegates, Mr. William Reid and Ms. Norbert Netland, to continue their de-mining work in the Jaffna district, sources said

The RONCO group then agreed to continue to work in association with the SLA de-mining team, thus adding to the skill of the SLA team in de-mining activities, sources said.


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