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Govt. Asks For Opposition Support

Jul 9, 2011 2:15:25 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The government has called on the opposition political parties to support in finding a political solution to the ethnic issue.

Leader of the House and Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has observed that the government is committed to finding a political solution.

The Minister has however said that the political solution would not be based on a federal system.

De Silva has added that the Northern Provincial Council elections would be held soon and that there was no conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamils.

He has said that there were more Tamils residing in the South than in the North and there are no conflicts between the communities.

According to de Silva, the Tamil people in the North have a good rapport with the security personnel deployed in the Northern areas.