By Jamila Najmuddin
A TMVP delegation led by Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan is to head for New Delhi for talks following an invitation extended by the Indian government, TMVP spokesman Azad Maulana told Daily Mirror online.
He said that the invitation was extended by visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao when she met Chandrakanthan today at which meeting the TMVP also presented its manifesto for the upcoming General Elections.
During the meeting, Rao had also assured Chandrakanthan that India would do everything possible to support and help the TMVP and promote its policies.
"Ms. Rao went through the TMVP's manifesto and Mr. Chandrakanthan explained to her our party policies. She said India would help us in every way possible way and also invited us for talks with the Indian government soon after the elections. She also said India is very happy with us," Maulana said.
He added that following the invitation extended by Rao, Mr. Chandrakanthan had assured her that he would fly to New Delhi with his delegation soon after the concusion of the General Election and discuss their policies further with senior Indian government members. (Daily Mirror online)