Government will not fully back OHCHR report on Sri Lanka

The Government will not fully agree with the report on Sri Lanka issued by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana told Parliament today.

He said that the Government will issue it official response to the report in Geneva on March 20.

Responding to a question raised by Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Foreign Minister said that there are some aspects of the report which are not accurate.

He said the Government will clear those points when it presents its response to the report in Geneva.

Marapana is to lead a delegation from Sri Lanka to attend the discussion on Sri Lanka in Geneva on March 20. (Colombo Gazette)


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