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Lankan cabinet meets in former LTTE capital

world Updated: Jul 14, 2010 20:54 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
President Mahinda Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday chaired a meeting of his cabinet in Kilinochchi, the former Tamil Tiger administrative headquarters, for the first time since the end of the civil war in May, 2009.

The meeting was held at the former LTTE political office, which was used by the Tiger's political wing leader SP Thamilchelvam. The office is now the Sri Lanka army's headquarters in Kilinochchi.