SLMC delegation leaves for London to study devolution

[TamilNet, Saturday, 25 October 2003, 18:39 GMT]
A delegation of Muslim politicians and intelligentsia, led by Mr.Rauff Hakeem, left for London, United Kingdom, Saturday at the invitation of the British government on an official visit to study the constitutional arrangements in Ireland and Scotland, sources said.

Mr. Hakeem is the leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and holds the position of Minister of Ports Development, Shipping, Eastern Development and Muslim Religious Affairs in the United National Front Government of Sri Lanka.

Before his departure to London Saturday afternoon, he told media persons that a copy of the Interim Administration proposals that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are planning to submit to the Government of Sri Lanka by the end of October, would be handed over to him officially in London on November 1, according to sources in Colombo.


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