Sri Lanka completes resettlement in Jaffna

July 03, Jaffna: Sri Lanka says the final stage of the resettlement process of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Jaffna peninsula was completed today under the patronage of Economic Development Minister, Basil Rajapaksa.

The resettlement of 863 displaced families took place in Kevil village in Jaffna today at a function head with the participation of Minister Rajapaksa as the chief guest. Ten houses built by the Sri Lanka Army were also handed over to the people during the event.

The families are now allowed to resettle in Pokkaruppu, Vettrilaikernai and Maruthankerny areas that were under the military control earlier.

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