Foreign Minister briefs UN human rights chief at the UN

4-2Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera met the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad in New York and briefed him on the developments in the country.

The Foreign Minister and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

It is believed that both sides discussed the progress in the reconciliation process.

The meeting took place at a time the UN Human Rights Council was meeting in Geneva with Sri Lanka not on the agenda. (Colombo Gazette)