NSA leaving for Sri Lanka, calls on KarunanidhiMay 20th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan will be leaving for Sri Lanka Wednesday afternoon to discuss the rehabilitation of Tamil civilians in the war-ravaged island nation.
Referring to Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, he said: “As far as we are aware he is no more, but we will get further confirmation.”
Before leaving for Sri Lanka, Narayanan called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi here to seek his advice.
“I am going to Sri Lanka and I came to seek his (Karunanidhi’s) advice,” Narayanan told reporters after meeting the Tamil Nadu leader in the national capital.
“The interests of Tamils will be suitably taken care of.”
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