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A group of IDPs in Vavuniyaa camp to be taken to Ki’linochchi

[TamilNet, Monday, 23 November 2009 19:25 No Comment]

A batch of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Ki’linochchi district is to be taken from Vavvuniyaa camp to Ki’linochchi Maha Viththiyaalayam on 30th November in the first stage of resettling Vanni IDPs in their own places, sources in Vavuniyaa said. The IDPs who are to be resettled in nine Village Officers divisions located east of A9 road in Ki’linochchi will be first lodged in the Maha Viththiyalam, the sources added. Meanwhile, Northern Province Governor Major Gen. G. A. Chandrasiri has directed the Government Agent (GA) to take action to enable shops to function in all the areas of Ki’linochchi district.

Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) director, S. Ganeshapillai, said that Ki’linochchi SLTB depot will begin to function from 1 January in a private building in Ki’linochchi and that the local bus services as well as buses to Vavuniyaa from Ki’linochchi will be operated from this temporary SLTB office.

The SLTB office building in Ki’linochchi located in Karadippoakkuch Chanthi is now occupied by Sri Lanka Army (SLA).

It will not be possible to resume normalcy in Ki’linochchi district as many parts of it are occupied by SLA, according to government officials who visited Ki’linochchi.

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