54 acres of land with Myliddy fishing harbour in Tellippalai Divisional
Secretariat area, along Myliddy costal belt, was handed over to
the right owners by the Commander Security Force Jaffna, Major
General Darshana Hettiarachchi, at a ceremony held on 3rd July
The ceremony was organized by the Headquarters, Security Force
- Jaffna in consultation with the Ministry of Defence. The process
of releasing the lands was expedited in accordance with the policy
on Resettlement of IDPs as a matter of priority. This is another
initiative taken by the Sri Lanka Army towards building reconciliation
whilst addressing the issues of civilians in Jaffna.
The Jaffna District Secretary, N Vethanayahan, Commander Security
Force Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Government
Officials and Senior Military Officers participated in the occasion.
Around 500 civilians including fishermen in the area participated
in above mentioned event of releasing the Myliddy Harbor and the