Delegation Meets SF-J Commander
[Updated :: 2010-06-15 20:37:55 Hours]
A four-member US delegation on fact-finding mission visited Security Forces
Headquarters-Jaffna on Tuesday (15) evening to get a comprehensive idea
of ongoing post conflict development activities in Jaffna.
being received by Colonel General Staff Security Forces – Jaffna (SF-J)
Lieutenant Colonel W.M.G.C.S.B. Wijesundara, the visiting US team was
accompanied to SF-J conference hall where Commander SF-J Major General
Mahinda Hathurusinghe welcomed the delegation and a detailed briefing
on Security Forces’ involvement in government development programmes and
humanitarian de-mining in Jaffna followed.
delegation headed by Ms. Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the US president
and Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the National
Security Council, was keen on areas of resettlement and de-mining programmes
and also of other International Non Governmental Organizations activities
within the peninsula on various social and welfare activities.
visit took place in the aftermath of the meeting between Commander SF-J
Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and the US Ambassador in Sri Lanka
Ms. Patricia Butenis on 9th June.