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Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam's (TGTE) 2nd Parliament InauguratedSalem-News.com
Group also elects Prime Minister and Speaker, while urging that Sri Lanka be expelled from the Commonwealth and to reject South Africa sponsored Truth & Reconciliation initiative.
(LONDON) - Several dignitaries from around the world, including legislators and political leaders, addressed the Parliament.
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE), which was formed after the mass killing of Tamils in the final months of the Sri Lanka war in 2009, completed its first Parliamentary term and inaugurated its second Parliamentary term on December 6, 2013. This Session was broadcast live on several media.
The newly elected 112 TGTE Members of Parliament (MPs) met from December 6th to 8th in New Jersey in the United States to take oaths and to inaugurate the second Parliamentary term. Some MPs joined via video conference from Zurich, Switzerland.
Several dignitaries from around the world, including legislators and political leaders, addressed the Parliament.
During this session, TGTE MP’s unanimously elected Mr. Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran as their Prime Minister.
Dr. Thavendraraja Ambalavanar was elected as the Speaker of the TGTE Parliament and Mr. Thilai Rajah was elected as the deputy Speaker.
Several Resolutions were debated and adopted. Chief among them are urging Sri Lanka to be expelled from the Commonwealth and to reject South Africa sponsored Truth & Reconciliation initiative.
The newly elected MPs represented Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, France, Denmark, Norway and New Zealand.
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