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Government grants relief to the flood-affected

Mar 1, 2011 6:17:07 AM - itnnews.lk

The Government is taking measures to provide necessary facilities to the flood affected people to resume their livelihoods.


Minister Basil Rajapaksa made this pledge at a special discussion held to provide relief to the flood affected people in the Anuradhapura District. The Minister also issued instructions to urgently provide facilities to cultivate paddy, maize, vegetables and other crops while renovating the irrigation systems. Seed paddy and fertilizer will be provided by the Government. Ministers, Parliamentarians and Governors were amongst those who participated in the discussion.