The Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence Pablo de Greiff confirmed he will visit Sri Lanka in October.
Pablo de Greiff told the UN Human Rights Council during the ongoing 36th session that Sri Lanka has invited him for an official visit to the country from 10 to 23 October 2017.
“I am delighted to announce that the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has invited me for an official visit to the country from 10 to 23 October 2017. I hope that other countries to which I have requested visits, including Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Nepal, to mention some, would follow suit,” he said.
The Special Rapporteur is mandated to conduct official visits to States to provide technical assistance and advisory services to Governments upon request. (Colombo Gazette)