UNP Parliamentarian Dr. Rajitha Seneratne on being asked for his comments, regarding the news item on Sunday, that the World Bank was providing Rs. 6 billion to the LTTE said that the administration of the camps in the LTTE areas are being done very efficiently and the needs of all the victims are being looked after in a fair and just manner.
On the contrary the relief and rehabilitation efforts of the government have been a total failure. People are in camps, they have not been provided with either food, clothing or even a means to return to normalcy. In addition to the people even the government parliamentarians find fault with the President for this situation. Nothing is really happening where the government efforts are concerned. They have only added to the problems if the people by imposing a 100-metre law which affects the poor who have lost everything and instead are providing the construction of 5 star hotels in the same areas from which the poor are being evicted.
The international community which has stepped in to assist us after the tsunami have seen this situation especially the lack of transparency where the government is concerned and they realize that the only way to helping the tsunami victims is through channels where progress is visible. This is reality and the reason why the World Bank would have decided to release finds to the LTTE areas, he concluded.