US Information Corner to Make Jaffna a Global Village
[Updated :: 2011-01-27
Information Corner with modern IT facilities to reach all coroners
of the world for education and business purposes was opened in Jaffna
Monday (24.01.2011) afternoon on the 5th Lane, Hospital Road.
Elaborating on the purpose of opening an Information corner in Jaffna
US Ambassador in Colombo Her Excellency Ms. Patricia Butenis told
that it was a symbol of US’s sustained commitment to the people
of Jaffna. She further said it is much more than a library since
it is the first facility in Jaffna to have an operating ADSL internet
connection for educational activities.
The new Centre facilitates the members to have video conferences
to communicate with the world or hold business meetings as well
as get connected to other American Corners in Kandy, Oluvil and
Commander Security Forces – Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe,
Mayoress Jaffna Mrs. Y. Pathgunarasa and a section of distinguished
gathering attended the opening ceremony.
Before attending the function in the Jaffna town, Her Excellency
Ms. Patricia Butenis met Commander Security Forces – Jaffna Major
General Mahinda Hathurusinghe at his office in Palaly. During informal
conversation they had, the US Ambassador appreciated the amount
of work that Army perpetrates for the benefit of Jaffna community
and support being extended to the government for development projects