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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 80

Brigadier Ulf Henricsson of Sweden, the new SLMM Chief

[b]Brigadier Ulf Henricsson of Sweden, the new SLMM Chief[/b]

[b] Colombo, 22 February, ([/b] Brigadier Ulf Henricsson of Sweden has been appointed as the new head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission effective from 1 April 2006. He will be replacing the current head of the SLMM Brigadier Hagrup Haukland from Norway.

This was revealed in a press release by the Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The release announced that the Norwegian Government was pleased to announce the appointment of a new Head of Mission of the SLMM, Brigadier Ulf Henricsson.

The press release further announced, following consultations with both parties to the Ceasefire Agreement, the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Norway invited all the countries in the Nordic mission to propose candidates for the post of Head of Mission of the SLMM. It further added that the successful candidate, Brigadier Henricsson from Sweden, will assume his duties on 1 April 2006.

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