Sunday, May 31, 2009

Tamil youth to be recruited to Sri Lanka Army

Hilary Rajakarunanayake, Editor – Sri Lanka, Asian Tribune

Colombo, 30 May, (Asiantribune.com): "We intend to recruit Tamil youth to the Sri Lanka Army from the areas that have been liberated from the LTTE in the North shortly," said Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka today.

Army Commander said, "The youth living in the liberated areas could be an asset to national security, because they have a firsthand knowledge about the area they are living. We have already recruited about 800 Tamil youth to the Sri Lanka Army from the Eastern province and they are doing quite well". Full text

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