President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has invited the Tamil Diaspora to invest in development activities in the Northern Province.
The President made this request when he called on the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the United States Department of State Victoria Nuland who is on a visit to Sri Lanka yesterday (23).
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa briefed Nuland on the progress made at yesterday’s All Party Conference, its progress and the discussions to be held with the TNA on Friday.
Appreciating the move, the US Assistant Secretary of State pointed out the importance of holding talks with the Diaspora in Canada, the United States and European countries, and President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has stated that he is keen to hold discussions with the Diaspora.
Following is a note posted on the President’s official Facebook page in this regard.
President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s new approach is a step forward in considering the situation facing the country over the decades and the efforts made to find a solution to it.