Chancellor of University of Jaffna, Professor Balasunaram Pillai
along with few officials of Jaffna Friends Association had a meeting
with the Commander Security Force Jaffna, Major General Dharshana
Hettiarrachchi, on 09 May 2019 to discuss the existing security
situation in the Jaffna Peninsula.
During the discussion the intellectuals requested the Security
Force Commander, to offer the maximum support of the Sri Lanka
Army to the on-going process of Peace and Reconciliation in Jaffna
Peninsula and to assist the development work in Northern Province.
Further, they sought the support of Security Forces to suppress
the crimes, drug trafficking and smuggling in Jaffna Peninsula
and highlighted the importance of the security for School Children
and University Students. Moreover, the intellectuals urged the
Security Force Commander to continue with the measures taken to
ensure the security of Jaffna Peninsula.
The President of Jaffna Friends Association, Dr Sidambaram Mohan,
the Vice President, Senior Journalist Mr Shanmuganadan Manoharan,
and the Secretary, Dr Kandayya Siwarasa were present at the discussion