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Sri Lanka : TNA, SLMC to jointly work on N&E issues

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) have decided to join hands and work towards finding a solution to the problems faced by the people of the North and East. Parliamentarians of the two Parties met at the Kalmunai Municipal Council on Friday (30) to discuss the possibility of working together.

The SLMC was represented by its Leader and Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, and General Secretary, Hasen Ali, while the TNA was represented by Jaffna District MP, Mavai Senathiraja, M.A. Sumanthiran (National List), along with Batticaloa District MPs, C. Yogeswaran and P. Ariyanenthiran.

The current political situation of the Tamils and Muslims in the two provinces were discussed at this meeting.
Senathiraja told Ceylon Today the meeting was cordial and the two Parties were able to find solutions to various issues between the Tamil and Muslim communities in the Eastern Province.

He also said there was a need to work together and voice the necessity for the two minority communities to live in dignity.

“The SLMC and the TNA have agreed to continue with these talks in Colombo for greater cooperation between the two communities in the future,” Senathiraja said.
By Ananth Palakidnar
Ceylon Today


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