Top UN official arrives in Sri Lanka for talks

Colombo, July 19 ( – UN Under Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Sri Lanka on a three day visit on Wednesday to hold talks with Sri Lankan leaders on the peace building process, the UN office in Colombo said in a statement.

Feltman arrived in Sri Lanka, to follow up on his 2015 visit, to take stock of progress in the country and engage national stakeholders on the peace building process.
He held discussions with Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake on Wednesday afterwhich he is expected to meet with government officials and leadership of Sri Lanka’s main opposition party, the Tamil National Alliance.
The Under Secretary General will also travel to the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka and meet with representatives of the diplomatic community, civil society and religious leadership, the UN said.