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Another 500 ex-combatants to enter society

Aug 30, 2010 12:18:08 PM - itnnews.lk

Another batch of 500 LTTE cadres who had undergone rehabilitation are getting ready to return to their place of origin. Commissioner General for Rehabilitation Brig. Sudantha Ranasinghe said that the group had already completed their rehabilitation.

The Brig. pointed out that another 500 ex-combatants who had been rehabilitated will be reintegrated into society. These activities are taking place on the instructions of the President and the Defence Secretary. The release of these rehabilitated cadres will take place on the 4th of next month at the Pompemadu Rehabilitation Centre in Vavuniya, under the patronage of Minister Dew Gunasekera. In parallel to this event, a cultural pageant, a musical show and a model show will be held. 180 persons who had completed a vocational training course will be awarded certificates.