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Singapore Defence Minister visits Jaffna

[TamilNet, Sunday, 18 October 2009 10:29 No Comment]

Defence Minister of Singapore, Mr. George Yeo, paid a visit to Jaffna peninsula Saturday where he went to the Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) held in Koappaay Teachers’ Training College buildings accompanied by Northern Province Governor and former Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Jaffna Commander G. A. Chandrasiri, Minister Douglas Devananda and Jaffna Government Agent, K. Ganesh, sources in Jaffna said. The Governor extended a request to the visiting Singapore Defence Minister to help develop computer technology education and related activities in the North, the sources added.

The visiting foreign dignitary met President Manhinda Rajapakse in Colombo before coming to Jaffna.

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