Interview: I was invited by the President — Rev. Fr. S. J. Emmanuel

In an interview with Sri Lanka Guardian, Reverend Father S. J. Emmanuel elaborated and outlined his visit to Sri Lanka after decades at his residence in Colombo


( October 11, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) By refusing the newspaper reports, Reverend Father S. J. Emmanuel, President of the Global Tamil Forum, states he came to Sri Lanka on the invitations of the President Maithripala Sirisena and other key members of the current government to enhance the reconciliation process in the country.

“I was invited by the President Maithripala Sirisena when we met first time in Germany. Then the other senior members of this government including Minister Mangala Samaraweera as well as the Prime Minister have invited me to visit Sri Lanka. Tamil National Alliance has nothing to do with my visit,” he said.

In an interview with Nilantha Ilangamuwa of Sri Lanka Guardian, Reverend Father S. J. Emmanuel elaborated and outlined his visit to Sri Lanka after decades at his residence in Colombo a few hours before his departure.

Author: Sri Lanka Guardian

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