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03rd December 2017 16:15:01 Hours

Canadian High Commissioner Meets Jaffna Commander

During a tour to the peninsula, HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka, together with Ms. Jennifer Hart, Political and Economic Counsellor of the Canadian High Commission in Colombo paid a courtesy visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and met Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) on Thursday (30).

A brief discussion that followed at the SFHQ-J touched on general matters of relevance to the responsibilities and roles of the military in the post-conflict era and efforts, being launched to improve notions of reconciliations and ethnic harmony with special focus on community-related projects. Both parties also discussed the progress hitherto made in the release of private lands, belonging to civilians.

Towards the end of the meeting, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi presented a memento to the Canadian High Commissioner after he left a few thoughts in the Visitors’ Book at the SFHQ-J before his exit.