UK envoy holds discussion with Thamilchelvan

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 September 2002, 15:14 GMT]
The British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, Mr. Stephen Evans, Friday met the political head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Mr.S.P.Thamilselvan at Killinochchi and discussed issues related to development of northeast. A team of officials including Mr. Nicholas Brewer, Director General of Programme, Department of International Development, accompanied the UK envoy.

The UK envoy arrived in Palaly by air Friday morning and held discussions with the Jaffna District Government Agent Mr.N.Shanmuganthan and other local heads of government departments to assess the situation on the ground. The UK delegation then visited Navanthurai Tamil Government School. Later the delegation visited Nallur Kandasamy Temple.

The UK delegation left Jaffna in the afternoon by road through A9 highway to Killinochchi and held discussions with the political head of the LTTE Mr.Thamilchevan at the Killinochchi secretariat.

The UK delegation returned Colombo by Sri Lanka Air Force helicopter Friday evening, sources said.

 

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