Saturday, January 17, 2009

Menon, Rajapaksa discuss bilateral ties, political situation

(yahoo)Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday discussed the prevailing political situation in the island nation, a day after India announced the second instalment of humanitarian assistance amounting to 40 million (Sri Lankan) rupees for the war-affected Tamil civilians in the country's north.

The meeting took place Saturday morning in the central hill district of Kandy, official sources said. Full Text