Thursday, November 19, 2009

Holmes satisfied with resettlement of IDPs

By Romesh Madushanka -Sir John Holmes, the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, said yesterday he appreciated the Sri Lankan government’s efforts in resettling of a large portion of the earlier held 300,000 internally displaced people in the North.

He had made these comments after visiting the Menik Farm camp at Settikulam in Vavuniya this afternoon

Sir John also visited the Kadirgamar, Arunachalam and Ananada Coomaraswamy relief villages in the North and said he was satisfied with the facilities offered to the people by the government.

He was welcomed by Vavuniya Government Agent P.S.M. Charles and the Vanni Security Forces Commander Kamal Gunaratne.

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