Handicraft creations of former LTTE cadres housed in rehabilitation centers are to be exhibited at the Deyata Kirula exhibition, Rehabilitation Commissioner General, Brigadier S. Ranasinghe said.
He told Daily Mirror that there are 4500 former LTTE cadres in Protective Accommodation and Rehabilitation Centers (PARCs) under the Ministry of Rehabilitations and Prison Reforms. The ex-combatants are given training in masonry, carpentry and other life skills.
A group of former LTTE cadres are scheduled to be released on Independence Day while five hundred former LTTE cadres, who have successfully completed the diploma course in masonry, are scheduled to receive certificates tomorrow in Vauniya. (Rifthi Ali)