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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 05.05 GMT

Committee appointed to develop livelihood programs for ex-LTTE cadre

 

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that livelihood development programs should be implemented for the rehabilitated cadres of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in order to secure their economic environment.

Following a special discussion headed by the Prime Minister held at the Temple Trees yesterday, the PM has appointed a committee to explore and initiate programs to create employment for the former combatants.

The committee comprises the officials of the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation.

Sri Lanka has almost completed the rehabilitation of nearly 12,000 former cadres of the Tamil terrorist group according to the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation. Currently, 49 hardcore LTTE cadres remain in detention centers.

The rehabilitated LTTE members receive vocational training on various skills during their rehabilitation.




 

 

 
 
   
   
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