PM meets Lankan President, discusses Tamil issue
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Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 18:43
  
Addu (Maldives): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is understood to have discussed the Tamil issue and frequent attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan navy during his meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Thursday.

The two leaders met on the sidelines of the 17th SAARC summit in this picturesque Maldivian island.

Rehabilitation of the Tamils displaced in the LTTE conflict, who have been living in camps, and the frequent attacks by the Sri Lankan navy on Indian fishermen are understood to have come up during the 45-minute discussion.

The meeting between the two leaders took place in the Shangrilla resort here on the shores of the Indian ocean.

Later, Rajapaksa said his meeting with Singh was very good.

Singh also held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 18:43


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