Rajapakse, Wickremesinghe meet prior to Geneva peace talks

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 October 2006, 09:37 GMT]
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapakse and Ranil Wickremasinghe, Leader of the main opposition United National Party (UNP), Friday morning met at Temple Trees in Colombo and discussed the issues related implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the UNP and monitoring MoU's progress, political sources in Colombo said.

The discussion also centred on the operation of monitoring committee appointed to look into the proper implementation of the MoU. The monitoring committee is scheduled to begin its operation next week.

Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse is also President of the SLFP, main constituent of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). The two leaders had met for the first time after the signing of the MoU.


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