British Deputy High Commissioner visits Jaffna

Thursday, 1 December 2011 00:04 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

British Deputy High Commissioner, Robbie Bulloch, commenced a two-day visit of Jaffna and the North on 30 November.

His first meeting was with the SF Commander in Jaffna, Maj. Gen. Mahinda Hathurusinghe in Palaly.

During his meeting with the SF Commander, the Deputy High Commissioner discussed the reintegration of former combatants, reports of progress made in the North and further steps that need to be taken to ensure a sustainable peace.

He also highlighted the UK’s contribution to demining, reintegration of former combatants and support for community reconciliation.

During his visit, the Deputy High Commissioner will have a range of meetings in Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Vavuniya.