Ameer Ali SihabdeenThe issue of land and its distribution to the Tamils, Muslims and the Sinhalese has to be settled amicably to create a peaceful and harmonious environment in the Batticaloa district located in the East of Sri Lanka. This would create a conducive climate for the Tamils, Muslims and the Sinhalese in the Batticaloa district to live with peace and harmony. The land issue has developed into a contentious one in the midst of the Tamils, Muslims and Sinhalese communities in the Batticaloa district said Minister Ameer Ali Sihabdeen. Speaking to "Asian Tribune," Ameer Ali Sihabdeen, Minister of saster Relief Services said, "All three communities, Tamils, Muslims and the Sinhalese in the district should have to live with peace and harmony. The issue that is driving the wedge in the midst of these communities is ‘Land’ and this has to be solved in a way acceptable to all of us."