PM Chairs a Special Meeting on Tamil Political Prisoners’ Issue

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 05:21 GMT, Oct 26, 2015 |

PM Ranil chairs a special meeting to discuss with regard to the release of Tamil political prisoners at the Temple Trees today (Monday).

The PM had requested the Ministry of Prison and Attorney General to submit the report related to this matter in a meeting last week.

Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe told that a discussion would be carried regarding the matter.  

Tamil political prisoners conducted a hunger strike demanding to release them for giving amnesty and it was given up temporarily as the government promised to release them.