Rajapakse, Wickremasinghe meet to discuss MoU

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 06 December 2006, 01:51 GMT]
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse and Ranil Wickremasinghe, leader of the main opposition United National Party (UNP) Tuesday held a lengthy discussion at Temple Trees on the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), main constituent of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), and UNP on identified issues giving top priority to solve the ethnic conflict, according to news report of the State-run Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC).

UNP meet president
The UNP opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinge and UNP Members of the Parliment meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at his residence Temple Trees Wenasday. Ministers Nimal Siripala De Silva, Maithreepala Sirisena, Mangala Samaraweera also took part in the meeting.


Ministers Maithiripala Sirisena, Mangala Samaraweera and Nimal Sripala de Silva participated with Mr. Mahinda Rajapakse in the discussion.

UNP parliamentarians Karu Jayasuriya, Rukman Senanayake and Jospeh Michael Perera accompanied Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe.

Future action on factors concerning a permanent solution to the ethnic issue, current security situation and other matters mentioned in the SLFP-UNP Memorandum of Understanding were taken up for discussion, a statement of the Presidential Secretariat released after the meeting said.

The leaders decided to continue the discussion in the future and to submit the decisions arrived at to Rajapakse.

The future discussions, to be held in the Parliament complex, will be headed by Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake on behalf of the SLFP and Ranil Wickremasinghe, the Leader of the Opposition heading UNP, the source said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
22.06.18 13:20   Photo
Colombo's TID wants to interrogate Tamil journalist from Batticaloa
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
08.06.18 18:17  
131 Sinhala Buddhist installations crop up in North after 2009: NPC
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=20503