The Army said yesterday to Ranil that they had requested 1,200 Million to release part of the HSZ lands, but as the Government has not granted it, they are unable to release those lands.
The DDC meeting of Jaffna District was held yesterday at the Auditorium of the Jaffna District Secretariat presided by the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
The TNA MP, M.A.Sumanthiran pointed out that, very fertile lands lying to the East of Palaly Road are still remaining unreleased. They should be released, he said.
TNA MP, Mawai Senathyrasa also insisted the above commenting that the said lands not being released had posed a big blockade in the Economic growth of the people.
In reply the Commanding officer /Jaffna said as above.