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Over 5 acres of security forces held land released in the East

The Sri Lanka Army has released over five acres of private and state land held by the security forces in Ampara and Trincomalee in the Eastern Province.

Documents pertaining to 3 acres of private land in Thiriyaya under Kuchchaveli Divisional Secretariat (DS), 0.5 acre in Periyanilaweliin, Ampara under Kalmunai DS and a 2 acre plot of state land in Thirukkovil area were formally handed over to the Governor of Eastern Province, M L A M. Hizbullah and the Assistant District Secretary for onward arrangements during a brief ceremony held at the Governor’s Office in Trincomalee on Monday (25), the Army said.

“Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander Security Forces- East in keeping with the government’s policy of releasing Army-held lands of civilians in Ampara and Trincomalee districts delivered those related documents, giving a moral boost to the ongoing projects of reconciliation and ethnic harmony under the 4th phase of the project,” the Army Media Unit said.

Courtesy: Colombo Page

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