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Rewarding 'war heroes'...

The Chairperson of the Defence Ministry, Ioma Rajapaksa, handed over the keys of a newly constructed house to its owner, a ’war hero’, at a function today.

New housing for ‘war heroes’ , a part of the Seva Vanitha initiative, have been constructed under the direction of Secretary of Defence and Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapasa. The ministry of Defence and Urban Development published on their site that the initiative looks to “uplift the living standards of war heroes and their families,” including educational scholarships, interest free loans and life skill assistance programmes.

The latest rewarding of military ‘war heroes’ comes in the midst of further evidence of war crimes  committed by the Sri Lankan military.

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