Several Tamil and Muslim political parties have decided to meet once again on the 21st of this month to discuss pressing issues of the country.
Parties met today to hold a special discussion in Colombo with the aim of creating a political environment in which all ethnic groups in the country can work as citizens of one nation.
Speaking to NewsRadio, Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance Mano Ganesan said they are hoping to sign a memorandum of understanding on the 21st of this month.
Leader of the Tamil National Alliance R. Sampanthan, Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance Mano Ganesan, Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Rauf Hakeem, former Chief Minister of the Northern Province CV Wigneshwaran, MPs Selvam Adaikalanathan, and Dharmalingam Sithadthan participated in talks.
The first of these talks were held in Jaffna.
Speaking to NewsRadio, Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance, MP Mano Ganesan said he hopes to prepare a series of proposals today with the aim of educating the international community on certain issues faced by the Tamil community in Sri Lanka.
He reiterated that the Tamil people of the North, East, and South must live in peace with the Sinhalese community of the country.
Therefore MP Ganesan believed that today’s talks will aid the leaders to discuss issues faced by both ethnicities and find solutions to those problems.