More houses for Jaffna IDPs
new houses constructed by the
Sri Lanka Army in Jaffna were
vested with the beneficiaries at
a ceremony held at Thellippalai
on Thursday (05th April).
According to Army media, the
houses had been constructed by
the Security Force Headquarters
- Jaffna (SFHQ-J) for the
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
in the Jaffna peninsula.
The houses were built with the skill and expertise of
the Sri Lanka Army Engineers of the SFHQ-J while the Ministry of Prison
Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs
provided the required raw materials and funds for the construction
project. Work on the project was completed in less than five months'
Last week, a similar project with 25 houses was handed
over to IDP beneficiaries at Nallinakkapuram. The 100 house Keerimalai
housing project was also ceremonially handed over to the people several
The house handing over ceremony was graced by Hon
Mawei Senadhiraja MP. Senior state officials and Commander, Security
Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi were also
present at the occasion.