Livelihood programme for ex-LTTE cadres

Livelihood programme for ex-LTTE cadres

March 16, 2015   09:47 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinhge has emphasized the necessity of introducing a livelihood programme to ensure permanent source of income for ex LTTE cadres.

This was discussed at a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister which was held at the Temple Trees.

“Current position of the rehabilitation of Ex LTTE Combatants was reviewed at the meeting. It was mentioned that only 49 ex LTTE cadres are remaining at the Rehabilitation Centre in Poonthottam, Vavuniya.  

Accordingly, it was decided to setup a committee comprised of the officials of the Ministry of Resettlement, State Ministry of Youth Affairs, State Ministry of Child Affairs and the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation to prepare a comprehensive livelihood programme for the Ex LTTE cadres,” the Prime Minister said in a statement.

State Minister Ruwan Wijewardene, State Minister Niroshan Perera, Commander of the Army, Commissioner General of Rehabilitation, Chairman of the National Youth Services Council and the Chairman of the Rehabilitation Authority participated in this meeting.

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