Tamil Diplomat

Sampanthan welcomes Jaishankar’s appointment as Inida’s Foreign Secretary

R.Sampanthan, Leader of Tamil Alliance, has welcomed the appointment of Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary of India and expressed the hope it could be productive for he had been serving in Sri Lanka between 1988 and July 1990 when provincial councils were set up under the 13th amendment.


“Jaishankar made a significant contribution to India’s efforts to settle the Tamil question at that time. He was objective, unbiased and focused,”  Sampanthan told the Indian media.