A four-member group of high-profile UK Parliamentarians called on Opposition Leader R.Sampanthan and held discussions at the office of the Opposition Leader in the Parliamentary Complex. Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran was also present.
The UK Parliamentarians represented a cross party delegation representing Conservative Party , Labour Party, Scottish National Party and other minor parties including Belfast City Councilor, Northern Ireland.
They are on a visit to Sri Lanka to share their experiences on reconciliation strategies and mechanisms with special focus on Northern Ireland. The program for their visit was on the initiatives of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy and the Parliamentary Sectoral Oversight Committee on Reconciliation chaired by MP Mavai Senathirajah.