UN UnderSecretary General briefed on reconciliation process

During the discussion with the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, matters relating to the national reconciliation process including land release was taken up for discussion. The Under- Secretary General was briefed on the progress of the reconciliation process and its current status. Feltman was pleased with the actions taken in this regard, the Defence Ministry said. Visiting UN Under-Secretary General (USG) for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman had talks in Colombo today with the Government.He met President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Kapila Waidyaratne. The Director (Asia and Pacific) DPA, Ms. Mari Yamashita, Reconciliation and Development Advisor, UN Sri Lanka, Ms. Gita Sabharwal and Secretary to USG, DPA, Ms. Mary Sack accompanied the Under-Secretary General during his visit to the Ministry.Senior Ministry and tri forces officers were also present at the discussion. (Colombo Gazette) read more