Five member delegation to attend HRC in Geneva

Five member delegation to attend HRC in Geneva

Five member delegation to attend HRC in Geneva

Written by Staff Writer

13 Mar, 2019 | 3:50 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A 5 member delegation is set to take wing to Geneva to attend the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council.

The delegation will be led by Tilak Marapana, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the Northern province Dr Suren Raghavan, Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ravinatha Aryasinha and Deputy Solicitor General A. Nerin Pulle.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is to consider the report on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’  on March 20th. The draft resolution of the report is to be subjected to a debate on March 21st.

The delegation will also be joined by Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva A.L.A. Azeez, Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Samantha Jayasuriya, and other relevant officials of the Sri Lanka Permanent Mission in Geneva.


 


 

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