Indian Mumbai private contractor company officials visit North

[TamilNet, Friday, 24 September 2010, 04:43 GMT]
A team of a Mumbai private contractor company officials on a two-day visit to North Sri Lanka participated in a meeting Thursday in Jaffna Secretariat presided by Jaffna Government Agent, Ms. Imelda Sukumar, and discussed the project of constructing 50,000 houses in the war affected Vanni and Jaffna peninsula. The team, accompanied by officials of Colombo Indian High Commission, visited many places in Vanni before coming to Jaffna. The Mumbai private contractors are in Sri Lanka to finalize the contract of constructing 50,000 houses in the war affected North. Meanwhile, local contractors have raised objection to Mumbai Company’s reported intention to bring 20,000 workers from India. Jaffna Government Secretariat officials, however, said that this issue was not discussed in the meeting.

Indian Mumbai private contractor

Sri Lanka Housing Authority Jaffna officials too participated in the meeting Thursday.

Meanwhile, local Non-government Organizations said that importing workers from India will affect the local workers and subcontractors.

It is well known that politicians in India make millions of rupees in supplying workers to private companies and in dealing subcontracts, they said.

Indian Mumbai private contractor


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