Tamil youth queue up to join Sri Lanka Police Force

With the fall of the Tamil Tigers more and more Tamil youth are applying for jobs at the Sri Lanka Police Force in the eastern province of Sri Lanka.

The eastern province was taken from the Tigers in 2007.

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More Sri Lankan Tamil youths gathered at selected police stations in Eastern Province to join the police as the government has called for interviews.

According to sources in the Eastern Province, more than 5,000 Tamil youths came for the interviews at selected places to join the police department following the conclusion of the three decades long war.

The interviews for the recruits were held this morning at Batticaloa, Valachchenai, Kaththankudi, Erawur and Kalawanchikudi.

Sri Lanka government is planning to recruit 2,000 new police officers to the department, especially for the services in the Northern region of the country.

The Government hopes to recruit the youths who could speak Sinhala as well as Tamil for the convenience of the people.

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