Tamil Diplomat

ACHC meets Biswal, seeks US encouragement for political solution

All Ceylon Hindu Congress has sought US to engage in and encourage Sri Lankan government to find a political solution.

This is stated in a memorandum submitted by the ACHC President – Kandiah Neelakandan to Ms. NISHA BISWAL – Asst. Secretary of State of the USA. Mr. ATUL KESHAP – Deputy Assistant Secretary of State of USA for South Asian Affairs was also present. The meeting took place at the Inter-faith discussions arranged with the Religious Leaders, by the American Embassy on 2nd February 2015 The Memorandum states:-

(1) Immediate dry rations should be arranged to be given to displaced persons who are in the so called Welfare Centres in Valikamam and the other parts of Jaffna and also in Sampur and other parts of Eastern Province.

(2) Every encouragement and assistance to be given to the Provincial Councils for Northern and Eastern Provinces in accordance with the mandate given by the people of those provinces.

(3) Enhancement of Educational Standards and Economical Development in the two provinces should be expedited.

(4) Meaningful political solution to satisfy the aspirations of Tamil speaking people in Sri Lanka should be found without delay.