Global Tamil Forum met with US Assistant Secretary Blake as it continues to engage the Global community to bring focus to the resolution of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. The GTF delegation lead by its President, Rev. Father S.J.Emmanuel (Germany) included President of the USTPAC, Dr. Elias Jeyarajah, Mrs. Grace Williams (USA) and Suren Surendiran (UK).
Representatives of the Global Tamil Forum, met with the United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Honourable Robert Blake on Monday, 28 March 2011 at the U.S. State Department in Washington. The meeting between the Assistant Secretary and the GTF was organised by the United States Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC).
The GTF highlighted the current plight of the Tamil people in the North-East. Key concerns of the Tamil people and ways of addressing their grievances were discussed at length. The recent communication from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was also shared with Assistant Secretary Blake and his team.
March 20, 2011 The Hindu : National : Sonia wins over U.K. Tamils
- Sonia Gandhi: We are with the Tamils and I am very concerned about Sri Lanka (dandelionsalad.wordpress.com)
- British Tamil Women Fight for Justice by Suren Surendiran (dandelionsalad.wordpress.com)