UK Parliamentary delegation on visit to the North met Commander
Security Forces Jaffna (SF-J) Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
on Thursday (02) evening at Headquarters SF-J in Palaly.Purpose
of their meeting with the Jaffna Commander was to get an update
of the present security situation and development activities currently
in progress in Jaffna.
briefing conducted for UK Parliamentarians, Maj. Gen. Hathurusinghe
explained the Army’s involvement in government augmented development
projects in post-war Jaffna in addition to Army-initiated welfare
programmes to improve education, health and economy of Jaffna
paid special attention on the livelihood projects launched by
the Army for reintegrated ex-LTTE combatants in the peninsula
and they appreciated the major role played by the Army for the
development and wellbeing of needy people in the peninsula.
parliamentary group comprised Mr James Wharton, Mr Mark Menzies,
Mr Andrew Stephenson, Mr Alden Burley, Mr Connor Burs, Mr Mathew
Offord, Mr David Morris, Mr Bob Blackman, Mr Iran Paisley and
Mrs Nicola Blackman.