Meeting on release of North and East land held at
[April 24 2017]
A meeting regarding the ongoing
release of land in the North and East occupied by the armed forces
was held at the Ministry today (24th Monday, April). The meeting was
held under the patronage of Minister of Prisons Reforms,
Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Hon. of DM
State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan
Wijewardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena
Hettiarachchi were also present at the discussion with the
delegation of Northern and Eastern Provincial Parliamentarians and
Provincial Councilors including State Minister of Child Affairs Hon.
Vijayakala Maheswaran and Rev. Fr. A. Victor Sosai, Vicar General of
the Diocese of Mannar.
During the meeting discussions were
made on the progress of the lands being released, issues pertaining
to the release of lands currently held by security forces and
police, and other issues.
Senior state officials, Commanders of
the Army and Navy, senior tri forces, and police officers were also
present at the meeting.