A meeting with the UK High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency James Dauris and the Leader of the Opposition and the TNA, Hon. R. Sampanthan took place today at the Westminster House in Colombo.
At the meeting, the Opposition Leader apprised the High Commissioner of some pressing issues faced by the Tamil people including the lack of progress in relation to the release of lands held by the military in the North and East, concerns of the families of the disappeared and surrendered, and the delay in establishing the Office of the Missing Persons by the government. Moreover, Hon. Sampanthan also briefed the High Commissioner about the constitution-making process.