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Indian team, TNA, to assess need for reconstruction

A team of experts sent by the Indian government will visit the North to assess the need for road development in the province, Highways and Road Development Minister Kabir Hashim told Parliament yesterday.

He said this in response to a question asked by Tamil National
Alliance (TNA) MP Charles Nirmalanathan.

The minister said with the assistance of the TNA, the Indian experts would engage in a survey of roads in the North, to determine those that need to be reconstructed.

He said, a bridge connecting Mullaitivu with Trincomalee, would also be constructed. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)