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Sri Lankan Ministers speak
A delegation of MPs from Sri Lanka, during a trip to Europe to look into
the federal systems in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Austria, were met by
the on the 19th January by the IMRV (International Human Rights Association
Bremen, Germany). The trip was organized by an NGO called "Peace Talk".
We asked several MPs regarding the peace process and the situation of the
refugees in the island.
Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena (in
(UNP - United National Party) is the Minister of Rehabilitation, Resettlement
of refugees. He is one of the senior Ministers in the Cabinet and he is
G.G. Ponnambalam (in
(TNA - Tamil National Alliance) is a member of the Parliament, representing
the Jaffna District and is a Tamil.
is the leader of the Up-Country Peoples Front and a Cabinet Minister
and is a Tamil.
Ven. Dr. Baddegama Samitha
(LSSP - Lanka Socialist Party) is a member of the Parliament and he
is a Sinhalese Buddhist Monk.
Kabeer Hasheem (in
(UNP - United National Party) is a Cabinet Minister in the present
government and is a Muslim