UN envoy visits Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 23 February 2008, 16:59 GMT]
Ms. Angela Kane, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs who is on a seven day visit to Sri Lanka, visited Batticaloa Saturday afternoon 2:00p.m. and met various dignitaries at the Batticaloa secretariat and learnt about the current situation prevailing in the district.

Ms.Kane during her visit met Sundaram Arumainayagam, Government Agent (GA), Batticaloa district and was briefed by the GA about the present situation in the district as well as about the living conditions of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs).

The UN envoy later visited Karadiyanaaru and had discussions with the general public regarding the prevailing political climate concerning the forthcoming local council elections in the district, sources said.

Kane is expected to have consultations in the areas of her responsibility that covers review of the work of United Nations Country Team in Sri Lanka, UN High Commission in Colombo said.

The UN special envoy will also visit human rights, relief and rehabilitation related projects of the UN agencies in Sri Lanka.

Ms. Angela Kane had previously visited Sri Lanka in February 2007.


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