TNA meets new Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka
[TamilNet, Thursday, 09 September 2004, 06:49 GMT]
A Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentary delegation Thursday morning
met with the new Indian High Commissioner for Sri Lanka Ms Nirupama Rao at
the Indian High Commission office. The discussion centred on the current
situation of the peace process since the signing of the ceasefire agreement
by the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
(LTTE), TNA parliamentary group leader Mr.R.Sampanthan told TamilNet.
The discussion between the Indian High Commissioner and the seven-member
delegation lasted for about seventy-five minutes from 10 a.m. Thursday.
Indian Deputy High Commissioner Mr. Mohan Kumar associated with Ms Nirupama
Rao in the discussion, he said.
Both sides agreed to continue their discussions at the end of Thursday
discussions, Mr.Sampanthan added.
This was the first meeting between the TNA which has twenty two
parliamentarians in the current parliament with Ms Nirupama Rao since she
assumed office as the new Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka replacing
Mr. Nirupam Sen who is currently holding the post of Indian permanent
representative in United Nations Headquarters.
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