South Africa is continuing its diplomatic efforts to become an interlocutor in the Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process. This has led to heightened contacts between those in the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and senior South African dignitaries.

This week, TNA Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran was in Geneva to take part in some side events linked to the on-going UN Human Rights Council sessions.�Later, he joined the London based Global Tamil Forum’s Suren Surendran to fly together to South Africa.