|Sunday, 16 January 2005|
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ADB pledges US $ 200m
by Jayantha Sri Nissanka
Asian Development Bank President Tadao Chino after visiting tsunami
devastated areas in Sri Lanka yesterday pledged US $ 200 million to assist
the reconstruction effort of the Government.
The government has decided to provide a relief package including food
and other essential items amounting to Rs. 375 per week on the ration for
each person displaced as a result of the tsunami disaster commencing from
next week, said a press release issued by the Commissioner General of
Reconstruction plans Monday
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga will submit the
government's detailed reconstruction plans at the National Committee for
Disaster Management that meets tomorrow.
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