AVENUES ARE OPEN FOR TAMIL DIASPORA TO ASSIST THE POOR IN KILINOCHCHI

Kilinochchi launched a virtual bridge connecting Tamil Diaspora and the people of Kilinochchi. Members of Tamil Diaspora came forward and visited Kilinochchi on 20 January 2013 and declared open the “Sencholai” child orphanage at Iranamadu, Kilinochchi a project funded exclusively by them. The event was coordinated by Mr. Kumaran Padmanadan, a former key leader of LTTE. 23 members of Tamil Diaspora the permanent residents in UK, Germany, Canada, Australia and South Africa of Tamil origin arrived  in Sri Lanka and visited kilinochchi on 20 January 2013.  The group visited their native places much interior of the A 9 road and were so pleased to witness the remarkable improvement and development taken place in infrastructure, other livelihood facilities and ethnic harmony prevailing in the area. It was so heartening to reveal that some of them visited their country after a lapse of 15 to 20 years. At the grand opening of the “Sencholai” child orphanage Kilinochchi GA Mrs. R Keetheeswaran, Commander Security Force Kilinochchi, General Officer Commanding 57 Division, members of the Tamil Diaspora and many other guests were present to grace the occasion. The facility consists of a Hostel, dining hall, medical centre and an auditorium including a more than adequate garden space for children to play around.

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