Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe says Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has to be brought in to the deliberations of the All Party Representative Conference (APRC).
Wickremasinghe who is in India meeting Indian leaders to apprise them of the current political situation in Sri Lanka has met India's main opposition the Bharathiya Janatha Party's top leaders including former Foreign Ministers of India, Jaswant Singh and Yashwant Sinha.
Following his talks with Jaswant Sing, he told journalists that the government and the United National Party (UNP) should both have discussions with the TNA towards achieving peace in the country.
He also says that he already had discussions with the President in this regard in finding out a political solution duly involving the Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians.
Former Foreign Minister of India, Jaswant Singh .
Wickremasinghe said that Mr.Singh wanted some information from him on the latest situation in Srilanka which he did, and had discussions based on improving Indo-Lanka relations.
Central Bank forfeits Rs. 71 million from TRO accounts The Central Bank has taken steps to seize the funds held by the Tamil Rehabilitation Organi
Central Bank forfeits Rs. 71 million from TRO accounts
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The Central Bank has taken steps to seize the funds held by the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), widely known as a fund-raising arm of the LTTE and banned for this reason in several countries.
The Bank said a sum of 71 million rupees of TRO money has been thus forfeited by the state.