Congressman Visits Jaffna
:: 2011-09-28 23:20:35 Hours]
Subcommittee on middle East and South Asia, US House of Representative
(Congressman) Mr. Steven Joseph Chabot during his one day visit
to Jaffna on Wednesday (28) called on Commander Security Force
- Jaffna Major Genaral Mahinda Hathurusinghe who briefed about
prevailing security situation and other development activities
taking place in post - conflict Jaffna.
Commander SF-J having received visiting US Congressman and the
retinue, presented a detailed account on recently concluded resettlement
programme and accelerated De-mining process in the peninsula.
During the cordial meeting, Major General Hathurusinghe explained
them about government’s development programmes and Army’s involvement
in Community project while ensuring security of Jaffna and the
people. Members expressed their satisfaction about ongoing development
Before they left for Colombo Mr. Steven Joseph Chabot and team
members visited several places in Jaffna and met representatives
of different societies.
Staff Director subcommittee on Middle East and South Asia, US
House of representative, Washington D.C., Mr. Kevin William Pitzpatrick,
Chief of Political Affairs, US Embassy, Dr. Paul carter, Political
Officer, US Embassy, Mr. Jacob Chriqui were among the other team