Tamil and Muslim political parties have decided to hold a special discussion in Colombo today with the aim of creating a political environment in which all ethnic groups in the country can work as citizens of one nation.
Leader of the Tamil National Alliance R. Sampanthan, Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance Mano Ganesan and Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Rauf Hakeem are scheduled to participate 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.