Lanka unmoved by LTTE lobbyists
Mar 10, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The government says senior officials will continue with their overseas visits as scheduled despite the threat posed by some LTTE lobbyists in the west. Government Defence Spokesperson Keheliya Rambukwella told Daily Mirror online that despite the LTTE being defeated militarily by the army, the LTTE diaspora continued to function overseas, posing a threat to the government ministers.
However Rambukwella said that despite such threats, the government would continue their official visits overseas in order to strengthen its international ties.
"We had a threat even when the LTTE was active in the country. However they were wiped out by the army. We will not back out from traveling overseas just because of the LTTE lobbyists," Rambukwella said.