WB official meets Jaffna Vice Chancellor

[TamilNet, Saturday, 27 July 2002, 21:17 GMT]
Mr. Bradford Herbert, World Bank operational advisor in Sri Lanka Saturday met the Vice Chancellor of the Jaffna University, Professor P.Balasuntharampillai, and discussed several issues affecting the education in the peninsula. "Until a permanent political solution is found no massive assistance will be given by the WB," said Mr.Bradford Herbert at the discussion.

Mr.Bradford Herbert further said, only assistance would be given for a limited period to repair school buildings damaged in war, and rehabilitation of displaced.

WB official arrived Jaffna Saturday to review the situation on the ground.


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