Ground breaking ceremony for the construction of 1000 houses for the people who were displaced in the Northern Province took place at Ariyalai, 15 km away from Jaffna town.
Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna lays the foundation stone for the project in the presence of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Pieris and Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao were present on the occasion - Pic by Chaminda Hittatiya