Tamil Diplomat

75 Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees to return from India

Under the facilitation and Coordination of UNHCR, is to return from India to Sri Lanka day after tomorrow   09th.

These refugees are returning on their own wish in three batches. 29 people belonging to 7 families will arrive at 1005 hrs by Mihin Lanka Flight No: MJ 308 , 31 persons belonging to 13 families will arrive at 1015 hrs. by Sri Lankan Air lines flight No: UL 132 and 15 persons belonging to8 families will arrive at 1220 hrs., by Mihin Lanka Flight no: MJ 13

43 males and 32 females are in this 75, are coming into resettle in Mannar, Jaffna, Vavuniya , Kilinochchi, Trincomalee  and Mullaitheevu districts, said the Secretary to the Ministry of Resettlements, V.Sivagnasothy.

He also said 6 month dry-rations will be issued to the and  those who have lost their hoses will be provided from the housing scheme.