Jeffrey Feltman, United Nations Under Secretary General for Political Affairs has said that the incumbent President is dedicated to building unity among communities. As such he emphasized to Northern Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran that he and his Government should be given more time to resolve problems.
The United Nations Under Secretary General engaged in a tour of the Northern Province. During this visit, he met the Northern Chief Minister. Mr. Feltman and his delegation that saw for themselves the prevailing situation in the North, held discussions with the Northern Chief Minister about the political situation in the region. The UN envoy also met Northern Governor Austin Fernando.