Friday, April 24, 2009

Indian delegation meets the President

Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon and India’s National Security Advisor M.K Narayanan met with the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees today (24 April).

The Indian delegation also comprised Indian High Commissioner Alok Prasad. From the Sri Lankan side, Secretary to President Lalith Weeratunga and Secretary Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa also participated in the talks.

The announcement to send Narayanan and Menon was made by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee after a meeting in New Delhi convened by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the situation in Sri Lanka's North.

(Pic by Chandana Perera)