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Missing Persons Commission to Hold Sittings in Mullaitivu

The Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons will conduct its eighth round of public sittings in the Mullaitivu District from Nov. 2-5, 2014. Sittings will be held at the Maritimepattu Divisional Secretariat on the 2nd and 3rd and at Oddusuddan Divisional Secretariat on the 4th and 5th.

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Assessment of Land Disputes in North and East Provinces Completed

A Rapid Assessment of Land Disputes in Northern and Eastern Provinces has been completed by the Asia Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice to study the characteristics and scale of land disputes that have evolved over a period of 30 years in the former theatre of conflict.

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Access to Electricity in Delft Island Nearing 100%

The Delft Island (known as Neduntheevu in Tamil), located off the northern-most tip of Sri Lanka, will soon be provided with electricity for 100 percent of its population. Earlier, less than 50 percent of the island’s population had access to a continuous supply of electricity, if at all.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, this week, ceremoniously commissioned the Delft East and Delft West electricity supply schemes from the Velanai Electricity Consumer Services Centre in Jaffna, which was also simultaneously declared open by the President.

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