Thamilchelvan, Nadesan bound for Europe
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 March 2005, 13:52 GMT]
A high level delegation of Liberation Tigers will begin an official visit to several European capitals from Friday. “Our meetings will focus on delivering aid to Tsunami affected people in northeast directly and efficiently”, Mr. S. Puleedevan, Secretary General of the LTTE peace secretariat in Kilinochchi, told TamilNet. The delegation led by Mr. S. P Thamilchelvan, head of LTTE’s political division, leaves Colombo Thursday and will travel to Norway, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Ireland, and Switzerland. The Tigers will also visit the European Union headquarters in Brussels, Puleedevan said.
Mr. B. Nadesan, head of the Thamil Eelam Police Service, will accompany Mr. Thamilchelvan along with Ms. P. Geetha, deputy head of LTTE’s women’s political division and Mr. Puleedevan.
The Tigers are scheduled to meet Norway’s foreign minister and its international development minister on 11 March. They will also meet the foreign minister of Finland, Germany’s international development minister and the EU commissioner for external affairs, during the tour, Mr. Puleedevan said.