India’s new National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, Sunday, and discussed the resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Hindu reported.
India is working with the Sri Lankan government for resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced Tamils and devolution of powers in the political arrangement that will satisfy all sections, National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon said after the talks.
Talking to reporters after meeting Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at the Secretariat, Mr Menon said it was a courtesy call and both of them discussed various issues of concern.
It was his first visit after assuming office. The Chief Minister was kind enough to receive me, he added.
Mr Menon said the Chief Minister had expressed his concern over Indian fishermen and their treatment in Sri Lanka and also the issue of the condition of displaced Tamils.
"I assured him that the Indian government would do whatever it can on these issues," he said.