UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs meets with TNA

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs meets with TNA

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs meets with TNA

Written by Bella Dalima

28 Feb, 2015 | 10:20 pm

The Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Jeffrey Feltman arrived in the country on Saturday.

The Under-Secretary-General, who arrived on Saturday morning, is here for a four-day visit.

He called on President Maithripala Sirisena early  Saturday evening. Prior to his meeting with the President, the Under-Secretary-General met with the representatives of the Tamil National Alliance.

TNA Parliamentary Group Leader R. Sampanthan noted that the visiting United National Under Secretary General was brief on matters pertaining to political prisoners, missing persons and political solutions.

R. Sampanthan said that they discussed at length, the situation of the North and East, and the right to the truth, the right to read and the situation where the people have not yet been able to go back to their lands, even after five years since the end of the war.

The visiting Under-Secretary-General met with the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Ajith P. Perera and the Foreign Ministry on Saturday afternoon.

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