Sambandan meets the President.

Saturday, 13 July 2013 - 8:18


President Mahinda Rajapaksa has held talks with the Tamil National Alliance on holding free and fair elections in the north, days after the TNA skipped a key parliamentary panel meet on devolving power to provinces.


The TNA’s leader R. Sampanthan met with Rajapaksa yesterday and discussed holding free and fair elections in the region.


The TNA leader also reiterated the party’s commitment to evolution of an acceptable, workable and durable political solution within the framework of a united undivided country, the statement added.


PTI reported that The meeting came on a day the Commissioner of Elections commenced the process of accepting nomination papers for the much awaited elections.