US State Department’s Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Biswal, is scheduled to meet Tamil Diaspora groups on Tuesday (April 29).
The meeting is scheduled to take place at the US Department of State and will be closed for media coverage.
The human rights situation in Sri Lanka is expected to be one of the main issued to be discussed during the meet.
Biswal visited Sri Lanka in January this year and held talks with the government, opposition and NGOs about the current situation in the country. She also visited the Jaffna peninsula and held talks with members of the Northern Provincial Council, the Governor and civil societies based in Jaffna.