Tamil Diplomat

Ranil Keeps mum on ethnic problem in Jaffna: Spoke only about basic problems

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe who made a propaganda visit to North yesterday kept mum about solution to ethnic problem and spoke about only a few basic problems in the meetings he participated in the North.

He said @the issues such as release of lands, resettlement, release of political prisoners, the miseries of the relatives of the disappeared people etc need to be addressed in earnestness”

“We will be fair by all communities. There will be no discrimination on the basis of race or religion. That is our commitment for good governance.” He further stated.

He was addressing an election propaganda meeting of the United National Party held at Chankiliyan Poonga yesterday. UNP lead candidate in the Jaffna electorate Vijayakala Maheswaran was also present.

Minister Swaminathan who spoke after Ranil said that if the ethnic problem is not solved now it will not be solved at any time to come.