Another group of rehabilitated ex-LTTE cadres was handed over to their parents and guardians at the Deyata Kirula venue at Anuradhapura yesterday (Feb. 8).
Accordingly, forty (40) ex-LTTE cadres who underwent a rehabilitation programme at centres run by the Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Ministry entered normal life with the assistance of the Government.
According to the Department of Rehabilitation 10, 490 ex-LTTE cadres have now been rehabilitated and reintegrated into society so far.
At present there are only 973 ex-cadres to be reintegrated to society, and measures have been taken to reintegrate them soon.
The Government allocated Rs 200 million for the rehabilitation programme for ex-LTTE cadres, said Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera.