PM meets Lankan President, discusses Tamil issue

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
Singh also held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart
Sheikh Hasina.


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