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The A-B-21 Road from Kankasanthurai to Point Pedro, to be re-opened, today.

President Maithripala Sirisena says, that the A-B-21 road from Kankasanthurai to Point Pedro will be re-opened from today onwards. The road has been closed since the 28th of June 1990. The President announced this move participating at a public rally held in Jaffna today. The reopening of this roadway decreases travel by 50 kilo meters.
He further stated that the release of lands for the displaced has reached 75 percent completion. He said, the remaining tasks in this respect will be completed speedily.
He pointed out that he will bring about development to the citizens of Jaffna without any discrimination. He added that, the citizens of the north and the south voted him into office with the sincere intention of establishing a free and democratic society. He pledged to dedicate himself fully to the task of reconciliation.