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Published on - 10/24/2005

Dutch &; Japanese delegates tour Jaffna

Mr Rey Nout Van Dijk, Ambassador for Netherlands in Sri Lanka during a recent visit to Jaffna explored possibilities of getting his government's monetary allocations for urgent repairs at Kankesanthurai port.

During his three-day visit to the peninsula, the diplomat with his embassy's Senior Programme Officer Mr Bandula Hennadige inspected the harbour and its jetty area along with other officials.

The diplomatic delegation received by Major General S.D.Tennakoon, Commander Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna held a range of discussions with northern Naval Commander, Jaffna Divisional Secretary and officials of different state agencies.

Meanwhile, another high-level delegation from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) who was on a visit to Jaffna recently called over at Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna.

Brigadier General Staff, Brigadier R. M. J Ratnayake on behalf of the Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna briefed the delegates on current security developments in Jaffna and its status quo to visiting delegates.

Mr A. Hatakenaka, Senior Vice President, JICA and Mr Edward Opathaarachchi were associated with the meeting at Jaffna Headquarters.