Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe calls all-party meeting on Tamil issue

Updated: Jan 25 2023 7:17PM

Colombo, Jan 25 (PTI) Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday to continue his efforts on achieving a consensus on the Tamil issue and strengthen national harmony.

Wickremesinghe in mid-December kicked off a process of dialogue with the main Tamil party - Tamil National Alliance (TNA) - as part of his declared resolve to secure an agreement on the broad contours of a settlement by Sri Lanka's Independence Day on February 4.

He has invited all parties for consultation with the aim of achieving a resolution to Tamil demand for political autonomy.