UN official visits Batticaloa district

[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 August 2007, 06:17 GMT]
United Nations Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Relief Co-ordination, John Holmes paid a visit to Batticaloa district Wednesday morning. He met Batticaloa Government Agent (GA), Suntharam Arumainayagam and the government departmental heads in the district at the Batticaloa District Secretariat (DS) Wednesday.

Mr. John Holmes discussed details of the present situation in Batticaloa district at the meeting with the GA and the other government officials.

Following the meeting at the DS, Mr.Holmes visited Vaakarai, where Government officials, Sri Lanka Army and Police officers briefed him on the current local conditions.


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