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Thursday, 13 September 2012 - 19:23
The commonwealth parliamentary association exposes fallacies of international media reports
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A set of 57 delegates that came to Sri Lanka to take part in the Commonwealth Parliamentary session toured the north today.

The group first toured Jaffna where the delegates visited the Nallur Kovil and then visited the Jaffna library and the Jaffna and Kilinochchi district secretaries explained about the development that has taken place.

Next the delegates visited Kilinochchi where they met with the officers at the Army Battalion Headquarters.

Following a visit to a fertilizer storage facility under the economic development ministry the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's general secretary
Dr William F. Shija said that media reports published internationally regarding Sri lanka are false.

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has urged Canada to drop its threat to boycott the group's summit in Sri Lanka next year.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that he may refuse to attend the summit unless Sri Lanka addresses its.

Sharma, completing a five-day visit to Sri Lanka said the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November 2013 should be attended by all nations.

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