Manmohan, MR discuss Lanka
Apr 29, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed the resettlement process in Sri Lanka as well as efforts towards a political solution during talks between the two leaders in Thimpu, Bhutan this evening.
Reports said that at the meeting held at the Grand Assembly Hall on the sidelines of the 16th SAARC Summit in Thimpu the two leaders discussed a variety of issues including the resettlement and development process of the North, reconciliation process and a political solution to the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile the leaders of SAARC issued a joint declaration this evening on the conclusion of the summit. The declaration titled Thimphu Silver Jubilee Declaration “Towards a Green and Happy South Asia” was approved by The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Mr. Hamid Karzai; the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina; the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan, His Excellency Lyonchhen Jigmi Yoeser Thinley; the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, His Excellency Dr. Manmohan Singh; the President of the Republic of Maldives