SL parliamentary delegation leaves for Japan
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 10:59 GMT]
A parliamentary delegation comprising four parliamentarians led by Speaker W.J.M.Lokkubandara left for Japan on an official visit Sunday night.
Mr.R.Sampanthan, parliamentary group leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Mr.Vajira Abeyawardene and Mr.T.B.Ekanayake, Highways Minister are the other members of the delegation, sources said.
The delegation will meet Japanese Prime Minister, Finance Minister and representatives of the Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA) during its stay in Tokyo, sources said.
The delegation will also meet Yasushi Akashi, special peace envoy for Sri Lanka and discuss with him the future of the peace process, Mr.Vajira Abeyawardene told media persons before leaving Colombo.