SLA-LTTE delegations meet in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 02 February 2005, 14:22 GMT]
Delegations of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) Wednesday morning met at the Jaffna office of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) and discussed several issues including restoring normalcy in the lives of tsunami affected people and the fishing industry, sources said.

Mr.Ilamparithi, Jaffna district political head led the LTTE delegation comprised Mr.R.Kannan, deputy head Mr.R.Kannan and Mr.Suthas, Head of the Jaffna District Civic Forum. Major General Sunil Tennekon, SLA's Jaffna area commander, Mr.Vanniarachchi, Head of the Karainagar Sri Lanka Navy base, Mr.Weerasinghe, Head of the Kankesanthurai Naval unit and Mr.Wanaguru, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Jaffna district comprised the government delegation, sources said.

LTTE delegation stressed at the talks that the government armed forces should extend their wholehearted co-operation for restoring normalcy in fishing in northern sea, which had been badly affected by tsunami that hit the coastal areas from Mathagal to Vadamaradchchi east, sources said.

Talks centred on deepening and widening of fisheries jetties, which had been covered by tsunami debris. The question of setting up new sentry points by state armed forces after tsunami was also discussed at the meeting, sources said.

Mr.Ilamparithi later told press that talks were constructive and held in cordial atmosphere. He added more time had been spent on talks about removing the impediments in restoring normalcy in the lives of people and also on fishing industry after tsunami disaster tsunami disaster, sources said.

 

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