Ashraff to brief Muslim leaders on Geneva talks

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 March 2006, 10:27 GMT]
Ms Ferial Ashraff, Minister and the leader of the National Unity Alliance (NUA), one of the constituent parties in the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), is to hold a meeting with Muslim leaders this week in Colombo to decide on a plan of action to draw the focus of the Government and LTTE to the problems related to Muslim community and to include a separate delegation in the future peace talks, sources said.

Ferial to brief Muslim leaders.
Minister Ms Ferial Ashraff.
Ms Ferial Ashraff will preside the conference and will brief the Muslim civil leaders about the outcome of the first round-Geneva peace talks held on 22nd and 23rd February.

She will fix the date for the proposed meeting after she returns from Malaysia on March 2nd, NUA sources said.

Ms Ferial Ashraff was the wife of Alhaj M.H.M.Ashraff who was the founder of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and the NUA. She entered politics soon after the death of her husband.

 

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