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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 05.56 GMT

Water scheme to resettled in Mullaitivu


The Government of Pakistan has funded the construction of 2 clean drinking water projects for the resettled communities in Mullaitivu district in the North.

These projects were implemented in the Neerayipitty East and Kumarapuram villages in the Martainpattu DS division after under taking vulnerability assessment for the drinking water.

The First beneficiary village is Kumarapuram where approximately 300 Tamil families are living. The people of this village were greatly affected by the war. The other village Neerayipitty East is predominantly a Muslim village where approximately 450 families were resettled during the last two years.

Realizing the difficulties faced by the resettled communities, the High Commissioner of Pakistan, Seema Ilahi Baloch facilitated sponsorship for the construction a tube well and a community dug well for affected communities thereby benefiting around 750 families directly on daily basis. The projects have been implemented by Muslim Aid Sri Lanka.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan visited the beneficiary communities and handed over the projects on 15th November in the presence of Additional Government Agent Mullaitivu Mr Mohandas, Head of Programme, Muslim Aid Mr. A.W.M. Fahim, and the community leaders.





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