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TNA to brief Pillay in Colombo

2013 Aug 23

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is to meet the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay in Colombo on August 30th, the party said.


TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran said that a TNA delegation led by party leader R. Sampanthan will meet Pillay and discuss several issues.


Sumanthiran said that a time has already been allocated for the TNA to meet her during her visit to Sri Lanka.


He said that the TNA will discuss the military presence in the north as well as the issue of political prisoners when they meet her.


The TNA will also discuss human rights concerns and the upcoming polls in the north.


Pillay will be in Sri Lanka from August 25 to the 31st and she will conclude her visit with a press briefing in Colombo. (Colombo Gazette)

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