Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Tamil party delegation to visit South Africa
Sun, Jan 20, 2013, 12:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 20, Colombo: A five-member delegation of Sri Lanka's major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to visit South Africa next week on an invitation from South African political parties to discuss Sri Lanka's ethnic issue, according to a TNA parliamentarian.

TNA Jaffna District Parliamentarian, Mavai Senathirajah has told local media that a TNA delegation led by the party leader R. Sampanthan, will visit South Africa from 25 -28 January.

The delegation, comprising MPs Sampanthan, Senathirajah and M.A. Sumanthiran and Suresh Premachandran, is expected to meet South African political leaders and hold discussions on the Sri Lanka's progress on achieving a solution to the power devolution issue.

According to parliamentarian Senathirajah, South African political leaders have experience in handling ethnic and the apartheid issues and the party can therefore, learn a lot from the South African experience to expedite a solution for power devolution in Sri Lanka.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka conveys condolences to families of the passengers on Air Algerie flight
-- [5 hours ago]
Both ruling and opposition parties are responsible for public welfare, Sri Lankan President says
-- [6 hours ago]
No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011
-- [6 hours ago]
Norwegian support for post-graduate programs at Sri Lanka's Peradeniya University
-- [8 hours ago]
Major rift in Sri Lanka government doctors' union
-- [9 hours ago]
Maternal deaths in Sri Lanka's Northern Province reduced dramatically
-- [9 hours ago]
International experts advising Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission to arrive next week
Sri Lankan government reduces taxes on imported grains and lentils
British authorities arrest Sri Lankan couple for visa application fraud
Sri Lankan government to amend Tea Act to impose hefty fines on unscrupulous tea traders

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.