Govt. peace official holds talks with Thamilchelvan
[TamilNet, Friday, 23 August 2002, 21:01 GMT]
The Peace Secretariat Secretary, General Mr.Bernard Gunatillake, Friday held talks with the leadership of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The two-hour talks held with Mr.S.P.Thamilchelvan by the government peace official centred on various issues including the development of the north east province, government sources said.
Mr.Bernard Gunatillake flew into Tiger held Kilinochchi town Friday morning around 9.30 in a Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter. The political administrative secretary of the LTTE, Mr. V.Thangan and Eelamaran received him. He was then taken to the LTTE's political secretariat in Kilinochchi, where intensive talks were held with Mr.S.P.Thamilchelvan, head of the LTTE political wing, the sources said.
Mr.Bernard Gunatillake returned Colombo by noon.