Canadian parliamentary team meets Sampanthan

[TamilNet, Thursday, 17 March 2005, 18:07 GMT]
The Canadian parliamentary delegation, which is currently visiting Sri Lanka, held discussions with Mr.R.Sampanthan, parliamentary group leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Thursday afternoon at Hotel Club Oceanic located three km off north of Trincomalee town, sources said.

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According to TNA sources talks centred on several aspects of the stalled peace process and the possibility of resuming the peace talks.

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Mr.Sampanthan is learnt to have briefed the visiting parliamentarians about the urgency of setting up of a joint mechanism for tsunami reconstruction programme in addition to war victims.

Canadian parliamentary delegation comprised its leader Ms Maria Minna, Mr.Derek Lee, Mr.Joe Comartin and Senator Joseph Day. Mr.Jean-Philippe Linteau also participated in the talks, sources said.

 

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