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Top UN official arrives in Sri Lanka

19 July 2017 05:36 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


UN Under Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Sri Lanka on a three-day visit today to hold talks with Sri Lankan leaders on the peace building process, the UN office in Colombo said in a statement.

Feltman arrived in Sri Lanka, to follow up on his 2015 visit, to take stock of progress in the country and engage national stakeholders on the peace building process.

He held discussions with Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake today after which he is expected to meet with government officials and leadership of Sri Lanka’s main opposition party, the Tamil National Alliance.

The Under Secretary General will also travel to the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka and meet with representatives of the diplomatic community, civil society and religious leadership, the UN said.

  Comments - 2

  • dickie bird Wednesday, 19 July 2017 09:08 PM

    What is beneath the belly of this under secretary?

    Don Juan Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:03 PM

    What is going on?

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