Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Further training for field officers providing counseling to Sri Lanka's war affected
Sat, May 10, 2014, 07:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 10, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has organized a workshop to provide further training to the field officers providing counseling and psychosocial support to the war affected people in North and East.

The National Counseling Center of the Ministry of Social Services will conduct "Awareness and Coordination Workshops" for the officers.

Social service officers, counseling assistants, officers under the Ministry of Child Development and Women's Affairs, and other relevant officers attached to the District Secretariats of Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu will undergo further capacity building training in order to strengthen and improve the quality of their service delivery.

First of these workshops was held in Jaffna Friday (May 09) while the other two will be held in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu on May 12 and 13, 2014, respectively.

The Ministry of Social Services is engaged in conducting numerous programs including counseling and livelihood support programs for the war-affected and vulnerable sectors in the North and East under the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC).

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka to take a coordinated approach for counseling and psychosocial support for conflict-affected people

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka landslide: UN saddened by the human loss
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President instructs officials to get the EU ban on fish exports removed
-- [4 hours ago]
India will appeal Sri Lankan court's death sentence to five Tamil Nadu drug smugglers
-- [4 hours ago]
United States to assist Sri Lanka in landslide rescue and relief efforts
Commonwealth Secretary-General conveys his solidarity and condolences to Sri Lanka
Tamil Nadu CM condemns Sri Lankan court's 'unjust' conviction, says evidence fabricated
Sri Lankan court sentences 5 Indian and 3 Sri Lankan fishermen to death for heroin trafficking
Sri Lanka's Opposition Leader to visit landslide affected people tomorrow
Sri Lanka Appellate Court rejects the petition against Tamil National Alliance
Ministry of Health to conduct a census on Sri Lanka's psychiatric patients

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.