At the outset of the meeting held in Kilinochchi on the release of lands under the Army, the Government Officials, TNA and the Security Forces’ faction submitted contradicting figures on the extent of lands under the Army. However the discrepancies were eliminated and the meeting continued.
On the basis of these figures the Security Forces consented to release all private lands first and then the lands given people by the state after making alternate arrangements. Thus 667 acre in Karaichchi DS Division, 185 in Kandawalai 715 in Poonakary, DS Divisions, a total of 1,567 acre will be re,leased after ratifying at the meeting to be held in Jaffna District. The Army also announced that it will release 2,439 acre around Iranaimadu which will be discussed in the Meeting for Mulaitheevu District.
They also said that shifting of there is causing lot of expenditure and if the Government will provide the funds that could be executed speedily.