Foreign envoys visit the North
The High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka H.E Mr.
David Mckinnon accompanied by the Political and Economic Counselor of
the High Commission, Ms. Jennifer Hart visited the Security Force
Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (30th November). According
the Army media, the High Commissioner had visited the SFHQ-J during a
tour the Peninsula.
During the meeting with the Commander, Security Forces
- Jaffna (SF-J), Major General, Darshana Hettiarachchi, a brief
discussion was held where, general matters relating to the
responsibilities and roles of the military in the post-conflict era era
and efforts, being launched to improve notions of reconciliations and
ethnic harmony with special focus on community-related projects were
discussed. They also discussed the progress made in the release of
Meanwhile the Deputy High Commissioner of the British
High Commission in Sri Lanka, Mr. Tom Burn, visited the Oddusudan-based
64 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters -
Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), during a recent visit to the North.
During the meeting, the General Officer Commanding, 64
Division, Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, gave the visiting British HC
delegation a brief overview of the community welfare roles and tasks,
being performed by the troops in the area.
They also discussed on continuing of development
projects in the area and efforts, being made by the troops for
enhancement of reconciliation and ethnic harmony.