Cabinet adds 53 to action plan

Cabinet has approved more recommendations Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) to be included into the plan of action for implementation.

Media Minister and Cabinet spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said that accordingly 53 LLRC recommendations will be implemented apart from those already being implemented by the committee.

The 53 recommendations includes matters related to human rights, Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), issues surrounding North East Muslims, Legal matters and refugees.

The report of the LLRC contains 285 short term, medium term and long term recommendations and they have been classified into four main groups including recommendations relating to National Policy, the final phase of the conflict, human rights and National security concerns as well as resettlement and development.

A Task Force headed by the Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga was appoinmted last year to monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the LLRC.

The Action Plan has named implementation of recommendations according to activity, key responsible agency, key performance indicator and a timeframe for each task. A committee headed by the Secretary to the President has drafted the Action Plan. (Colombo Gazette)

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