Norwegian Ambassador meets Trinco LTTE leaders

[TamilNet, Thursday, 08 January 2004, 15:59 GMT]
The Norwegian ambassador to Sri Lanka, Mr. Hans Brattskar, Thursday afternoon met with the Trincomalee district military commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Colonel Pathuman, and district political head, Mr.S.Thilak, at the LTTE district political secretariat in Sampoor, which is located in the LTTE-held Muttur east division in Trincomalee district.

Norway Ambassador - LTTE Trinco meet
Trincomalee LTTE military commander Colonel Pathuman.


The discussion centred on various aspects of the stalled peace process and on the ground situation prevailing in the Trincomalee district, Mr.Thilak told journalists.

Norwegian government is prepared to assist the parties concerned to take forward the stalled peace process, thus ensuring lasting peace, Mr. Brattskar said at the discussion, according to sources.

According to Mr.Brattskar, Trincomalee district where three communities live could play a vital and constructive role in finding a lasting peace in the country.

The discussion between Norwegian ambassador and the LTTE leaders in Trincomalee district was held in a cordial atmosphere was constructive, sources said. This was the first time Mr. Brattskar met the Trincomalee LTTE top leaders.

The ambassador held discussion on Thursday morning with top army officials in Trincomalee and thereafter he went to Muttur by naval gunboat from the Trincomalee dockyard. The Trincomalee head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, Mr.Kurt Spur, accompanied him to Sampoor, sources said.



Norway Ambassador - LTTE Trinco meet
Norwegian ambassador Mr.Hans Brattskar at a function Wednesday in Trincomalee.




Trinco LTTE political head Thilak
LTTE Trincomalee political head Mr.Thilak.

 

Latest 15 Reports
20.10.17 07:02  
Jaffna University students boycott classes against manipulative justice of genocidal Sri Lanka
19.10.17 17:11   Photo
Sirisena disappoints student leaders, Cooray humiliates families of hunger-striking prisoners
18.10.17 23:45  
Eastern Provincial Land authority discriminates Tamils
17.10.17 18:46   Photo
Paramilitary operative employed at Cooray's secretariat in Jaffna harasses public servants
16.10.17 07:15   Photo
UN Refugee agency ignorant of stranded Tamil refugees in Indonesia
15.10.17 19:12  
Tamil fisherman rammed by intruding Sinhala fishermens’ boat, fishing disputes escalate in Jaffna
14.10.17 07:34   Photo
Tamil protesters confront Maithiripala Sirisena in Jaffna
13.10.17 17:40   Photo
North at standstill, Sampanthan not to accompany Sirisena to Jaffna
12.10.17 23:35  
SL military postpones land release for 2 years as UN awarded Colombo with 2 more years in Geneva
11.10.17 23:48   Photo
20 Tamil organisations to lay siege to SL Governor's office on Friday
10.10.17 22:05   Photo
SL ‘Manipulative Justice’ exposed once again in Tamil political prisoners’ case: Sivapalan
09.10.17 22:09  
Protests gain momentum as hunger-striking political prisoners’ health deteriorates
08.10.17 23:00   Photo
SL constitutional discourse seen coupled with ‘Vision 2025’ policy of genocidal Sri Lanka
07.10.17 23:21  
Colombo brings Sinhala private partnerships to wage structural genocide in Vanni
06.10.17 23:22  
Uprooted Tamils face ultimatum on proving land ownership in strategic Kokku’laay
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=10898