The government has informed parliament that an organization called the North East Rehabilitation and Development Organization (NERDO) with former LTTE International Wing Leader Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP as the Secretary had been registered on July 9, 2010.
Chief Government Whip and Minister Dinesh Gunawardena had made the revelation in response to a question posed by UNP parliamentarian Dunesh Gankanda.
The government has said that Thavaratnam Sinnaiya has been cited as the President of the NERDO.
The other staff members of the organization are Valenten U.L. Jayawalan, V.U.Jayawadanan, Nanthakumar Punaleraja, Sanmugapalan Thileepan and Kandhaswami Sentl Kumara.
The organization has been established to provide relief to the displaced persons while upgrading facilities for better physical, mental and living conditions for them.
The office is situated at Kathresu Road, Werawapuliyankulam, Vavuniya.