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Disappointed to see govt. backing away from ending cremation only policy: US

US Ambassador in Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz today said that it was disappointing to see that the Government and Prime Minister are backing away from ending discriminatory cremation policy.

“Disappointed to see that the Government and Prime Minister are backing away from ending discriminatory cremation policy. People, including loved ones recently passed, deserve more respect for their rights from a democratic government,” she said.