The International Media has appreciated the measures taken by the government to hold a mass wedding for the former LTTE cadres who have been rehabilitated.
Reports in the International Media described the event as an example to the entire world. The Government held a marriage ceremony for 53 couples who were formerly LTTE combatants. The colourful ceremony was held in Vavuniya. Press Trust of India News Agency along with the Hindu, Hindustan Times and Pakistan Tribune newspapers gave much publicity to the mass wedding.