June 27, Colombo: Commissioner General of Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe has said that 108 former members of the terrorist outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are preparing to take the GCE Advanced Level examination in August this year.
The former Tiger cadres are currently undergoing rehabilitation, the Commissioner General has said.
Over 50 percent of the rehabilitated ex-combatants had successfully completed the GCE Ordinary Level examination last December.
Ranasinghe has observed that all former LTTE members currently undergoing rehabilitation will be re-integrated to society by the end of the year. There remain 3,500 persons in rehabilitation centers in the North and East.
Another group of 600 former LTTE cadres is to be released in the first week of July in Vavuniya following rehabilitation.