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TGTE Appoints Robert Evans And Dr Arjuna As Senators To Its Upper House

By Colombo Telegraph

TGTE appoints two more Senators to its Upper House, says Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, the Prime Minister, Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam. 

We publish below the statement in full;

The Transnational Government of Tamil Eleam (TGTE) is delighted to announce the nomination of two more Senators to the Upper House with effect from 22nd January 2013 in fulfillment of section 1:8:2 of the TGTE Constitution. The Senate is now headed by Ms. Usha Sriskantharajah. Brief profiles of each one of the newly appointed distinguished personalities are given below:

Robert Evans

(1) Senator Robert Evans: A former member of the European Union Parliament representing London, UK from 1994 to 2009, Robert Evans brings with him a wide range of knowledge and expertise in parliamentary traditions, practices and procedures. He was the leader of the Labour Party in the European Parliament and had worked in various committees, holding positions such as the Vice Chairman of Committee on the Rules of Procedure, the Verification of Credentials and Immunities and Vice-Chairman of Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs. He is very knowledgeable on issues affecting the Tamil people of Tamil Eelam, and a strong supporter of our freedom struggle to establish a free state of Tamil Eelam.

Dr.Arjuna Sittampalam

(2) Dr.Arjuna Sittampalam is a well reputed and recognized financial strategist and advisor at the international level. He is the founder and managing Director of Sage & Hermes Ltd, a leader in the field of investment management strategies. He has addressed at major international conferences and meetings to audiences worldwide, and has often contributed on investment matters to leading publications. Also, he had published books on Investment Management and related topics.2 Dr Sittampalam is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the UK and holds a PhD in Sub-Nuclear Theoretical Physics from Imperial College, London.In addition to his exemplary career achievement, Dr. Sittampalam has shown a keen interest in the matters affecting the Tamil people in the island of Sri Lanka, and willing to work with the TGTE to achieve our goal.It is indeed a great honour and pleasure to welcome these distinguished persons as Senators of the TGTE. On behalf of the people of Tamil Eelam, we thank them and appreciate their willingness to work with us in achieving our goal.

Thank you
Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran
Prime Minister
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE)

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