Westborg meets Thamilchelvan in Kilinochchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 26 September 2002, 20:37 GMT]
Norwegian Ambassador to Colombo, Mr. Jon Westborg held discussions with the Political Wing leader of the Liberation Tigers, Mr.S.P.Thamilchelvan in Kilinochchi Wednesday. Sources said the discussions centred around setting up of LTTE Peace Secretariat in the Northeastern Province.

The discussions were held at the LTTE's political Head office in Kilinochchi. Mr.Westborg arrived Kilinochchi by Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter Wednesday morning.

Senior members of the LTTE's political section Mr. Thangan, Mr. Pulithevan, Mr.Tholkapiyan and Mr. George accompanied Mr.Thamilchelvan in the discussions. Norwegian diplomat Mr. Thomas Strangeland also took part in the discussions.

Sources said the discussions focussed also on de-mining, resettlement of internally displaced people and establishing normalcy in the NE Province.

The LTTE's Peace Secretariat will have its head office in Kilinochchi with branches functioning in all districts of the NE province, according to the sources

 

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