Tamil Diplomat

Cabinet approve construction of 65,000 houses in the North, Construction to begin around end of February :Sivagnnasothy

The Secretary to the Ministry of Re-settlement, Sivagnnasothy said that, a cabinet paper submitted by the Minister of Re-settlement D.M.Swaminathan to construct 65,000 houses for the war affected had been approved by the Cabinet, and activities to allocate this work to contractors and expressed hope  the construction will begin by the end of next February.

He also said that, only Contractor-firms which could bring the finance for their project, as loans to Sri Lanka Government from banks, which will be paid back by the GOSL and only firm which assure quick completion will be given preference in selection forwarding contract.