Norwegian Deputy FM to visit Sri Lanka next week

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 June 2005, 07:27 GMT]
The Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr Vidar Helgesen, will arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday 20 June for a five day visit, said the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Colombo in a press statement issued on Friday. Helgesen will have meetings with President Kumaratunga and the Liberation Tigers. He will also meet with the Muslim community in Kalmunai, the representatives from other political parties and the civil society.

Full text of the press release issued by the Royal Norwegian Embassy follows:

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ROYAL NORWEGIAN EMBASSY

Colombo, 17 June 2005

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Helgesen, to visit Sri Lanka 20-24 June

Norwegian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Vidar Helgesen, will arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday 20 June for a five day visit.

He will have meetings with President Kumaratunga, representatives of the Government and with the LTTE. He will also meet with representatives from other political parties and civil society.

Mr Helgesen will also meet with the Muslim community in Kalmunai and visit tsunami-affected areas in Ampara district.

 

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