More Rehabilitated Ex-LTTE Members Reintegrated
[Updated :: 2011-12-12
group of ex-LTTE members rehabilitated at the Thelippalai Rehabilitation
centre in Jaffna joined their families on Sunday (11). A function
to hand them over to their relatives was held at the Jaffna Weerasingham
Hall Sunday afternoon. Those newly reintegrated persons, 41 males
and 5 females, underwent vocational training programme arranged
by the Bureau of Commissioner General Rehabilitation (BCGR) at different
centres to ensure a better living for them in the society.
Meanwhile, Rehabilitation Authority has launched a loan scheme for
rehabilitated ex-LTTE members to start self employments after reintegration.
Under this loan scheme, some males and females from all districts
of the Northern Province received their cheques during the same
Hon. Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Mr. Chandrasiri
Gajadheera, Secretary to the Ministry Mr. A. Dissanayake, Government
Agent Jaffna Mrs. Emelda Sukumar, Chairman Rehabilitation Authority
Mr. E.A. Samarasinghe, Commissioner General Rehabilitation Major
General Chandana Rajaguru, Senior military officers and a large
crowd of civilians attended the function.