Elilan meets Sri Lanka Security Forces Commanders

[TamilNet, Sunday, 09 May 2004, 14:43 GMT]
Mr.C. Elilan, new Trincomalee district political head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Sunday morning held discussion with the Trincomalee heads of Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and the Sri Lanka Police in the office of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Trincomalee, security sources said.

Elilan meets Security forces commanders
Elilan, new Trincmalee Political Head of LTTE
The outgoing district political head Mr.S.Thilak first introduced Mr.Elilan to the members of the Trincomalee SLMM Ms Boudil Israelsson and Mr.Dagfinn Adnanes and later to the Superintendent of Police Mr.Daya Perera, Brigadier A.S.M.Zahir of the Sri Lanka Army and Lt Commander Thilakaretna of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Discussion focused on the ground situation in Trincomalee district lasted for more than forty minutes. Media persons were not allowed to cover the discussions.

Elilan meets Security forces commanders
( L-R ) Mr.Elilan, SLMM Monitor Ms Boudil Israelsson, Mr.Thilak, SP, Trincomalee Mr.Daya Samaraweera, Lt Commander Thilakretna of SLN and Brigadier Zahir of the SLA are seen in discussions
Later Mr.Elilan briefing the media persons said that talks were constructive and were conducted in a cordial atmosphere. All the parties concerned had agreed to work to promote better understanding to maintain peace in the district.

Mr.Daya Samaraweera, Trincomalee Superintendent of Police commended the outgoing political head Mr.Thilak for extending fullest co-operation to the police to maintain law and order and earned the gratitude and satsifaction of all three communities in the district. The talks with the new LTTE Trincomalee district political head Mr.Elilan was useful and constructive and he had also promised to maintain good rapport with the Sri Lanka Police and other state security agencies in maintaining the law and order situation, SLMM sources said.

SLA Brigadier Zahir said talks were cordial and constructive.


Elilan meets Security forces commanders
( L-R) SLN Lt.Commander Thilakaretna, SLMM monitors Mr Dagfinn Adnenes and Ms Boudil Israelsson, SLA Brigadier Zahir, Mr.Elilan, Mr.Thilak and Trincomalee Superintendent of Police Mr.Daya Samaraweera are posing for a photograph after talks

 

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