Monday, June 1, 2009

LANKAN REFUGEES IN INDIA TO RETURN AFTER IDPS ARE RESETTLED

By Kelum Bandara

(DM)The government said yesterday it would facilitate the return of some 100,000 Sri Lankan war refugees living in India only after the thousands of war affected civilians living in refugee camps in the North and East were resettled.

Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services Minister Rizad Bathiyudeen told Daily Mirror the civilians who fled the country to escape the 26-year war were living as refugees in several parts of India. Full text

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