Sri Lanka Opposition Leader to visit Tamil Nadu on an invitation of the new Chief Minister

May 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s major opposition United National Party (UNP) sources say that the newly elected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha has invited the UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe for a tour in her state.

The invitation has been extended as the Chief Minister Jayalalitha telephoned Wickremasinghe to thank for the congratulations rendered by the latter, UNP sources say.

The duo has had a lengthy telephone dialogue, according to a party spokesman. They have discussed the situation in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka and the need for an amicable political solution with the agreement of all sections.

The spokesman further said that the Opposition Leader would soon visit Tamil Nadu on the invitation of the Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister after her political victory called for the central government to declare Sri Lankan President a war criminal and impose economic sanctions against the Sri Lankan government.

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