On invitation from the Deputy Minister of Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) of Republic of South Africa Hon. Ms. Nomaindiya C. Mfeketo MP, a Global Tamil Forum delegation led by Father S J Emmanuel met at the South African High Commission, South Africa House at Trafalgar Square in London on 25 May 2015.
This meeting lasted for two full hours where various matters on Sri Lanka, particularly in relation to Tamil affairs were discussed.
The Deputy Minister was accompanied by the High Commissioner to the UK H.E. Mr. Obed Mlaba, Deputy Director General for Asia & Middle East Dr. Anil Sooklal, Special Advisor to the Deputy President Ms. Nokukhanya Jele, Deputy Director for South Asia Mr. Tielman Furter and sevveral other DIRCO and High Commission Officials.
Father S J Emmanuel lead a GTF team which comprised of various member countries.