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* Sri Lankan government distributes concessionary funds for war-affected people in the North
Mon, Feb 24, 2014, 10:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 24, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government under a programme initiated by the Rehabilitation Authority will distribute 40 million rupees as concessionary funds to the war-affected people in the Mullativu and Jaffna districts of Northern Province.

Accordingly, 413 severely affected persons and ten religious places will be given concessionary funds.

Concessionary funds will be provided to the people of the Mullativu area in the Muhudu-bada-Pattu Divisional Secretariat office this evening with the participation of Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera.

The funds will be distributed to the conflict-affected families in Jaffna at the District Secretariat office of Jaffna on Tuesday.

Earlier this month Ministry of Resettlement utilized 3 million rupees from the savings of the 2013 budget of the Resettlement Authority to distribute shelter assistance to 119 families in Batticaloa district.

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