GOSL Peace Secretariat head to visit Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 July 2004, 16:40 GMT]
Mr.Jayantha Dhanapala, Secretary General of the Peace Secretariat of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) is scheduled to visit Batticaloa Friday to hold talks with the local heads of State armed forces and Police and representatives of civil organizations to study the ground situation of the volatile Batticaloa district, sources said.

Jayantha DhanapalaThis is first official visit of Mr.Jayantha Dhanapala to North East province after he assumed as Peace Secretariat Secretary General under the new United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA), which came to power in the April 2 general election, sources said.

Mr. Dhanapala is likely to visit Jaffna district after Batticaloa. But no definite date has been fixed for Jaffna visit, media sources in Colombo said.


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