President and Prime Minister discuss current issues

[April 23, 2003 - 5.00 GMT]

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe called on President Kumaratunga at the Presidentís House yesterday.

They had a wide ranging discussion on current national issues in particular the letter of Anton Balasingham informing the Prime Minister that the LTTE leadership has decided to suspend its participation in the negotiations for the time being and will not be attending the donor conference in Japan in June.

The question arising from the proposal made by the Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, concerning the recognition of the LTTEís Sea Tigers as a Naval unit was also discussed.

Lakshman Kadirgamar MP advisor to the President was also present at the meeting.







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Last Updated Date: April 23, 2003  - 5.00 GMT.


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