Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sri Lanka wins at the UNHRC

By Poornima Weerasekara

(DM)The Sri Lankan government scored a victory at the UNHRC, yesterday, as the expanded draft resolution, co-sponsored by Sri Lanka, was adopted with 29 votes in favour.

“The decisive victory at this crucial time, just 10 days after the end of the war, sends a very positive message, as it shows the endorsement of the international community of Sri Lanka’s efforts to resolve the humanitarian challenges in the aftermath of the conflict,” said Disaster Management and Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe. Full text Share on Facebook