Lt. Col. Manjula Gunasinghe, Coordinating Officer of the Vavuniya Rehabilitation Centre said that 150 females would be found jobs in the garment industry. They will be provided with basic training in Colombo. During training they will be given food, lodging and an allowance.
Meanwhile Northern Governor G.A. Chandrasiri said that 100 rehabilitated ex-combatants would be recruited as SLTB drivers. They are currently undergoing training, at the Kondawil Depot in Jaffna.