South African President Jacob Zuma's special envoy to Sri Lanka, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his delegation Tuesday visited Jaffna and met with the representatives of Tamil political parties.
The South African delegation was welcomed by the Governor of Northern Province G.A. Chandrasiri, Government Agent of Jaffna District Sundaram Arumainayagam, and EPDP Leader, Minister Douglas Devananda.
During his visit the South African Vice President held discussions with Minister Devananda, members of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Northern Province Governor G. A. Chandrasiri and Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran.
Ramaphosa was accompanied by the South African Deputy Minister of Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Nomaindia Mfeketo and South African High Commissioner to Colombo Geoff Q.M. Doidge.
The South African delegation, arrived in the island on Monday, had held discussions with President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, and Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.