The unskilled and unemployed youth from the former war-torn region of Kilinochchi will soon see a major boost in livelihood opportunities with the Sri Lanka-German Training Institute to be declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena on July 18. The state-of-the-art  facility built on a 25 acre-land is under a project initiated by German Development Cooperation (GIZ) in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka will offer high quality vocational training in sectors of automobile technology, construction technology, food processing technology, mechanical engineering and electrical and electronic technology. Here Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training, Mahinda Samarasinghe and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Dr. Juergen Morhard are seen announcing the planned opening at a press conference held last week