Sri Lanka to co-sponsor draft resolution

Consideration of the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ will take place at the ongoing 40th Session of the Human Rights Council on 20 March.

The draft resolution on Sri Lanka to which the President initially refused to co-sponsor, the Foreign Ministry have now stated that Sri Lanka will be co-sponsoring the resolution.

The Foreign Ministry has stated that President Maithripala Sirisena has approved of the delegation led by Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and other members including

  • Parliamentarian Dr. Sarath Amunugama,
  • Governor of the Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan,
  • Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha
  • Deputy Solicitor General A. Nerin Pulle.Governor of the Northern Central Province.