Sri Lanka minister urges Norway to ban LTTE

Oct 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan government minister has urged the Norwegian government to ban Sri Lanka’s defeated terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the government said.

Sri Lanka Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management Nimal Siripala de Silva, who is now visiting Norway, has met with Norwegian Development Minister Eric Solheim and other Norwegian government officials in Oslo yesterday.

During the meeting, the government says lasted over an hour, the Minister has apprised the Norwegian officials of the current situation in Sri Lanka and urged the Norwegian Government to impose a ban on the terrorist group.

The Minister has also discussed the resettlement of the displaced persons and the development work in the resettled areas. Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa accompanied Minister de Silva at the meeting.

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