delegation representing African National Congress Progressive
Business Forum (ANCPBF) during their visit to Jaffna on Saturday
(08) met Jaffna’s civil administrative and military officials.
Ms Hlenglwe Buhle Mkize and the team of ANCPBF members first met
the Government Agent Jaffna Mr. S. Arumainayakam and visited a
few important places in Jaffna including the Nallur Kandaswamy
temple, Atchuvely industrial park and Navatkuli Palmyra Research
Centre in the morning.
they arrived in the Headquarters Security Forces - Jaffna (HQSF-J)
at Palaly to be briefed on security situation and Army’s role
in post war Jaffna.
Sumith Atapattu, Brigadier General Staff SF-J received them and
explained them the Army’s contribution to Jaffna’s development
programmes launched by the government.
delegation was also educated on livelihood programmes initiated
by the Army for Ex-LTTE combatants as well as other welfare projects
meant to improve living standard of low-income families in Jaffna.
Ms Hlenglwe Buhle Mkize and a few visitors delivering speeches
thanked the Army for conducting a comprehensive presentation on
Specially, the housing project of the Army for the Jaffna homeless
was greatly appreciated by the delegation.