Special govt. team arrives Kilinochchi
[TamilNet, Monday, 26 August 2002, 11:21 GMT]
A special team of development experts and bank officials flew to Kilinochchi in a special Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter, Monday morning , to hold talks with the leadership of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, government sources said.
Mr.Bernard Gunatillake, Secretary General of the Peace Secretariat, which comes under the direct supervision of the Prime Minister, is leading the special team.
The discussion between the government special team and the LTTE leadership will focus on issues that were agreed last week, in the first round of talks held between Mr.Bernard Gunatillake and Mr.S.P.Thamilchelvan, the Head of the LTTE's political wing, the sources said.
Several matters including allocation of funds to the Northeast development and rehabilitation were discussed during the first round of talks held last week, the sources said.