Rajapakse invites Norway to continue as Sri Lanka peace facilitator

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 07 December 2005, 13:43 GMT]
Sri Lankan President Mr. Mahinda Rajapakse Wednesday invited the Royal Norwegian Government to continue its role as facilitator to the Peace Process in Sri Lanka. Mr. Rajapakse met with the representatives of the four Co-chairs, US, EU, Japan and Norway Wednesday afternoon to discuss the preparatory work required for the continuation of the peace process, according to a media release issued by the Information Department in Colombo.

Full text of the media release follows:

Media Release
07 December 2005

H.E. Hans Brattskar, Ambassador of the Royal Norwegian Embassy called on H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka today. At this meeting H.E. President Rajapaksa invited the Royal Norwegian Government to continue its role as facilitator to the Peace Process in Sri Lanka.

H.E. President Rajapaksa met with the four Co-chairs [US, UK (EU Presidency) Japan and Norway], in the afternoon, to brief them on his on-going consultations and preparatory work for the continuation of the peace process.

Director Information
Department of Government Information


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