Nov 10, 2017

‘A good budget for war-affected people’ Featured

The 2018 budget presented by finance minister Mangala Samaraweera will be beneficial to the war-affected people of the north and the east, says president of the Iranamadu farmers association M. Sivamohan.

According to him, this is a budget without relief aiming for long-term development and a better future.

It is timely that a housing project has been proposed through the budget for those who lost their homes to the war, Sivamohan has told

He also welcomed the allocation of funds for the setting up of the office of the missing persons, to lay a good foundation for reconciliation.

Commending the proposal to set up industrial zones in the north and the east, the farmers’ association president remarked that it would be a solution for the employment issue of rehabilitated LTTE members.