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More Land in Jaffna Released to Civilians

77 houses and 29 land plots which were earlier used for military purposes in Jaffna were released for the use of civilians during two separate ceremonies on Friday (02).

This area with some houses was earlier used for military purposes in the 511and 512, Brigades, 9 Sri Lanka National Guards, 25 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 25 Sri Lanka Light infantry Regiments.

Symbolic of the land to civil authorities, official documents to that effect were handed over to Mrs. Rupani Varthalingam, Additional Sectary Jaffna and Mr M. Pratheedpan, Divisional Secretary Kopay.

Major General (Retd) G.A Chandrasiri Governor Northern Province, Hon Minister Mr Douglas Devananda, Commander Security Force Headquarters Jaffna, senior officers, civil administrative officers and civilians were present at the occasion.