Norwegian Foreign Minister arrives in Colombo

[TamilNet, Monday, 10 May 2004, 14:51 GMT]
Norwegian Foreign Minister Mr.Jan Peterson with his deputy Mr. Vidar Helgessen arrived in Colombo Monday afternoon to hold discussions with Sri Lanka's President Ms Chandrika Kumaratunge and the leadership of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to work out modalities to resume the stalled peace talks, political sources said.

Mr. Jan Petersen, Norwegian Foreign Minister
Mr. Jan Petersen, Norwegian Foreign Minister. (Library photo)
Mr. Peterson was scheduled to meet the Prime Minister Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse and his counterpart Mr.Lakshman Kadirgamar before meeting Mrs.Chandrika Kumaratunge later Monday night, sources said.

Mr. Peterson and his deputy Mr. Vidar Helgessen are scheduled to go to LTTE held Killinochchi Tuesday morning to meet the LTTE leadership, sources said

 

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