The Director of Batticaloa Teaching Hospital M.S. Ibralebbai said that
surgery of cancer has started from yesterday (17) in the newly
constructed ontological unit of the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital. …
A committee should be formed to short out the all land disputes in the Amparai district.
This request was made at the District Development Committee meeting at the Amparai District Secretariat 0n Wednesday 8th.
The co-chairmen of the committee minister Dayagamage parliamentarians A.K.Kodeeswaran M.I.M.Mansoor Mrs.Sriyani Opposition leader of Eastern Province M.S.Uthumalebbai and Chairman EPC S.Kalapaththi presided the meeting.
The Government Agent Thusitha Wannikasekara Addl.G.As K.Wimalnathan and M.I.Ameer also present at the head table.
The progress of development programs in the district level were discussed and also sector wise programs.
Tamil political prisoners locked in Sri Lankan jails launched a hunger strike this week, as they continued to call for their immediate release from detention.
Approximately 99 prisoners started their hunger strike earlier this week reports demanding that they either be released or formally charged.
The hunger strike comes as a protest took place in Jaffna on Monday, demanding the release of political prisoners.
Prime Minister Solberg will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Leader of the Opposition R. Sampanthan.
The Foreign Minister made this announcement during the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today.
A barricade, with at least one soldier keeping surveillance, went up in Kankesanthurai the day after the use of another army check-point was discontinued.
63 acres of land were released in Kankesanthurai, and the announcement that the army checkpoint would be removed was welcomed by locals.