Saturday, January 17, 2009

India announces more aid for Sri Lanka's war-hit civilians

(yahoo)Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Coinciding with the visit of Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon, India Friday announced a second set of humanitarian aid for the war-affected civilians in Sri Lanka's north.

The Indian high commission said in a brief statement that India would 'continue to work with Sri Lanka in meeting the humanitarian needs of the civilian population' in the country's north.

'India has decided on a second installment of such assistance amounting to approximately Rs.40 million (Sri Lankan),' the statement said. Full Text