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::

* Thousands of Sri Lankan families in North and East lost their breadwinners during war - TNA MP
Fri, May 23, 2014, 08:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 23, Colombo: Suresh Premachandran, a parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has said that thousands of families in the North and East had lost their breadwinners during the war.

Distributing livelihood assistance to 10 war widows in Kilinochchi recently, the MP noted that 84,000 families in the North and East have become destitute without breadwinners.

The TNA MP has said that these families should be provided with extensive livelihood assistance ensuring their social safety to rebuild their lives steadily.

He has added that the TNA has continuously requested the government to provide adequate livelihood assistance to the war victims in the North and East, but the government is more concerned about building houses for army personnel and is focused on their welfare.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Japan grants Rs. 49 billion to develop infrastructure facilities at Sri Lanka's international airport
-- [5 hours ago]
Indian Coast Guard arrests 5 Sri Lankan fishermen
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to establish a unit to probe corruption in highway projects
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, ADB sign USD 107 million loan agreement for rural road development
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka launches US$ 650 million sovereign bond issue at 6.125%
-- [8 hours ago]
Investment promotion agency promotes Sri Lanka to German investors in Mumbai
Sri Lanka's Stock Exchange sees significant price appreciation of stocks this year
Fitch rates Sri Lanka's USD bond 'BB-(EXP)' ratings
President makes an inspection visit to J.R. Jayawardene Centre
Sri Lankan engineer kidnapped in Nigeria released

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.