UN official in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 05 May 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Mr. Olara Otunnu, United Nations Special Representative on Children in Armed Conflict, visited Jaffna yesterday and had meetings with the Jaffna Government Agent said sources in the Jaffna Kachcheri. He also met Maj. Gen. Balagalle, at the Palaly SLA base yesterday said SLA sources in Jaffna.

Representatives of the NGOs affiliated to the UN working in Jaffna were also present at the meeting at Palaly. Mr. Otunnu returned to Colombo this evening.

Mr. Olara Otunnu, will be visiting Mallawi, 15 km west of Mankulam, and Madu, south west of Mannar, which are in Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) controlled area, said UN sources.

The LTTE declared a cease-fire on Wednesday and Thursday during Mr. Otunnu's visit.

 

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