South Africa will build Mandela statue in Jaffna


Governor Cooray greeting HC Marks

South Africa has proposed to erect a statue of Nelson Mandela in Jaffna.

According to a statement issued by the Office of Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray, the proposal was made by South African High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Ms Robina P. Marks.

The statement quoted Cooray as having welcomed the proposal.

Cooray also received an invitation from Marks to send a delegation comprising representatives of all communities to South Africa to study the situation there.

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