SLMC to submit administration proposals

[TamilNet, Sunday, 07 December 2003, 11:14 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), a constituent of the ruling United National Front government Saturday announced that it would submit its response to the government’s proposal for an interim administrative structure for the Northeast by the end of December.

The SLMC leader and Ports Minister in the UNF government, Mr. Rauff Hakeem, on his return from India after a week's study tour on devolution of power there, told reporters that the SLMC proposals would be handed over to the government, LTTE and the international community before the end of this month.

He said his visit to India had helped him to formulate an interim administrative structure proposal to meet the aspiration of Muslim people in the northeast.

Mr. Hakeem led an eleven-member delegation to India at the invitation of the Indian government on a study tour regarding the devolution of power to the states in India, sources said.

 

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