Friday, November 14, 2008

ICRC asked to make suitable entry/exit point shift

COLOMBO: The Defence Ministry has officially made a request from the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) to find a suitable location to shift the sole Entry-Exit point and cross loading point between the uncleared areas and the cleared now functional at Omanthai, to a place closer to Oddusudan, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa told the Daily News last night.

“We made this request officially from the ICRC this week as we believe that there is no point of having the entry-exit point there in Omanthai as there are no LTTE presence in the Omanthai area at present,” the Defence Secretary added. Full Text