US ambassador meets Northern Chief Minister

Wigneswaran meets Sison    US ambassador to SriLanka Michel J Sison said she is unable to comment on internal issues of SriLanka.

US ambassador met Northern Chief Minister at his residence on Wednesday afternoon.

Responding to question raised by journalist on lands acquired by military personals in the Waligamam North in the Northern Province she added, this is internal issue of Lankan government and unable to comment on this issue.

She further noted US have taken steps to upgrade livelihood of 5,000 families affected by the civil war and also said US continuously monitors present situation of the province.

Speaking to journalist newly appointed Northern Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran added, TNA leader R.Sambanthan will hold discussions with Lankan government on acquiring lands and destroying houses of civilians at the high security zone in the Waligamam North.

I have informed TNA leader R.Sambanthan on this issue and he will hold discussions with President Mahinda Rajapaksa this regard.

During the time of discussions with US and Korean ambassadors I have brief on Waligamam North issue and they promised to pay their attention this regard.

Wigneswaran further added I have brief ambassadors on military presence, livelihood issues and day today problems face by people in the Northern Province.

CM urges support to upgrade livelihood of war victims in the province.




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