Foreigners restricted from visiting the north-Video
Director of the National Defence and Urban Development Ministry Media Center brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said all foreigners should inform the National Defence and Urban Development Ministry beforehand if they want to visit the Northern Province.
Brigadier Wanigasuriya announced the new travel restrictions for foreigners during a media conference held at the Defence Ministry this morning.
Meanwhile opportunity has been given for the people of the North and the East to redeem their gold jewelry if they had pawned in illegitimate banks operated by the LTTE.
Brigadier Wanigasuriya said if anybody has written proofs to claim their gold, they can claim such jewelry from Civil Coordinating offices located in the North and the East provinces.