The army is there to assist in the North says Minister G L

Friday, 23 August 2013 - 7:57

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In an exclusive interview with the Voice of Russia Foreign Minister, Professor G. L. Peiris stated that the army is carrying out humanitarian operations in the Northern region.

 

Professor Peris stated that the army has also been trained to take humanitarian functions as different situations demand and they have played a significant role in disaster management and rescuing people.

 

The army has also assisted in construction of houses and roads and Minister Peris said it is a very good step in the transition from conflicts to stability.