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The Ministry of Home Affairs has started a program to alleviate the fear and suspicion among communities.

Minister of home affairs Vajira Abeywardana says that His Ministry has started a program to alleviate the fear and suspicion that prevail among communities and religious groups in the country. Accordingly district peace committees will be set up. In addition 14,000 peace committees will be set up at divisional secretariat level. A Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival and a Vesak festival will also be organized with the participation of all ethnic groups. Participating in a programme over the SLBC this morning he said the fear and suspicion among the communities in the country has led caused disruption to the forward march of the country.