18th March 2017 19:33:03 Hours
A Canadian delegation, headed by Ms Yasmin Abdulla Karim Ratansi, a Member of Parliament in Canada, along with 20 other members, including a few other Canadian Members of Parliament, Entrepreneurs and expatriate Tamils during a visit to the north made a stopover at the Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Wednesday (15).
Major General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander, Security Forces-Jaffna (SF-J) warmly welcomed the visiting delegation on arrival at the Headquarters. During the discussions, the Commander presented them with a detailed account on geography, economy, post-war developments and civil administration of Jaffna and the current security situation in the peninsula.
Furthermore, the Commander in his address explained the contribution, being extended by service personnel towards nation-building projects, reconciliation mechanism presently in progress and how it inspires the livelihood of people in Jaffna.
After the cordial interaction, the Commander symbolically presented a memento of goodwill to Ms Yasmin Abdulla Karim Ratansi and wished them a pleasant stay.
Ms. Yasmin Abdulla Karim Ratansi placed a few lines of thoughts in the Visitors' Book before their departure.