special Chinese high ranking political delegation on a visit to
Jaffna on Wednesday (03) commended the Army’s role in post-conflict
Jaffna and appreciated the fast development taking place in Jaffna.
Minister of State Security, People’s Republic of China Mr. Zhou
Oing and the retinue expressed their appreciation about Army’s
involvement in government’s development programme for the peninsula
when they met the Commander Security Forces – Jaffna (SF-J) Major
General Mahinda Hathurusinghe at Headquarters SF-J on Wednesday
Hathurusinghe explained how Jaffna soldiers extend their assistance
to improve the economy, education, health and social standard
of destitute families in respective areas. He further described
about excellent civil-military relationship being maintained in
Jaffna despite malicious efforts of some interested elements to
diminish the goodwill between the two parties.
was keen to learn about the housing project carried out by the
Army for Jaffna homeless and support given to ex-LTTE combatants
to engage in self-employments activities and to create employment
account on scholarship programme, foster parents programme, cultural
and religious events and other community-based welfare projects
organized by the SF-J Headquarters was elaborated by the SF-J
Commander to the visiting Chinese delegation.