Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Sri Lankan official: Aid workers must use bicycles

Geneva_(dpa) _ A Sri Lankan official said Tuesday that aid workers were being restricted access to displaced persons camps at the Asian island as they refused to use bicycles as their means of transport.

Rajiva Wijesinha, from the Ministry of Disaster Relief and Human Rights, said organisations like the International Committee of the Red Cross and United Nations agencies have insisted on using their "luxury vehicles", which generated dust inside the camps. Full text Share on Facebook