BUREAU OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF REHABILITATION
"MINISTRY OF PRISON REFORMS,REHABILITATION, RESETTLEMENT AND HINDU RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

"Job Fair" to find career opportunities for ex-LTTE combatants – Vavuniya

The Bureau of Commissioner General of Rehabilitation under the directives of the Ministry of Rehabilitation organized a "Job Fair" for the rehabilitated ex-LTTE combatants to find career opportunities in their new horizons, at Pompemadu rehabilitation center in Vavuniya, today, (29 Sep).

The government has launched comprehensive rehabilitation programs for ex-LTTE combatants who had been surrendered to the security forces, since the government had clear objective to groom them into the countrys development drive. Accordingly, they were given vocational training in various fields and computer courses while being rehabilitated.

The "Job Fair" was a showcase for the young ex-combatants who attended seeking employment opportunities in many leading companies in Sri Lanka. The companies encouraged job seekers promoting the benefits entitled to employees in their respective titles. Tri-Star Apparels, Smart-Shirts Pvt Ltd, Lalan Rubber, Aqua Dynamics and many other companies were presented at the "Job Fair".

"We are extremely grateful to the government and security forces for organizing such an event. This is a good opportunity for the ex-combatants to make their contribution for the countrys productivity. They can earn over Rs. 15,000 per month once completing their initial training period at the company", Administration Manager of Smart-Shirts Mr. Sumudu Edirisinghe said speaking to defence.lk. Defence.lk special reporter who was at the event said that job seekers were so enthusiastic about finding more and more facts in their interested fields, keeping company representatives busy all the time.

The Sri Lankan government who had defeated the worlds most ruthless terrorist organization successfully rescued nearly 300,000 Tamil civilians from the clutches of LTTE; now at the edge of completing rehabilitation of over 12,000 ex-LTTE combatants, paving the way for a brighter future.

(Courtesy – MOD web)