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* Sri Lankan government and Tamil party to discuss political solution to ethnic issue on the 29th
Sat, Apr 23, 2011, 12:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 23, Colombo: Representatives of the Sri Lankan government and the major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) are to hold discussions on a political solution to the ethnic issue on Friday (29).

TNA parliamentarian and Attorney M.A. Sumanthiran has told the media that although the previous rounds of discussions were on the immediate issues faced by the Tamil community and a political solution, the discussion on the 29th will be based only on finding a political solution to the ethnic issue.

The government and the TNA commenced discussions on January 10. The two sides had so far held four rounds of discussions on solving the ethnic issue.

The government delegation is represented by Ministers Rathnasiri Wickramanayaka, Prof. G.L. Peiris, Nimal Siripala de Silva, and parliamentarian Sajin de Vass Gunawardena.

Parliamentarians Sumanthiran, Mavai Senathirajah, and Suresh Premachandran represent the TNA at the discussions.

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