Boucher visits eastern port town
[TamilNet, Friday, 20 October 2006, 11:53 GMT]
Mr.Richard Boucher, US Assistant Secretary of State for Central and South Asian Affairs, Friday morning visited Trincomalee and held discussions separately with officials of civil authority, Sri Lanka military, Urban Council and non-governmental organizations, sources in Trincomalee said.
The US diplomat first met with the Trincomalee Government Agent in Trincomalee district secretariat.
Later, he met the Sri Lanka Military hierarchy in Trincomalee.
Thereafter, he held discussions with the representatives of the NGOs working in the district.
Finally he held discussions with the chairman and officials of the Trincomalee Urban Council and senior local government department officials, sources said.