Tuesday, June 2, 2009

HR Minister to meet UNHR Chief

(DM)Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe is expected to meet United Nations Human Rights Chief Navaneetham Pillay today on the sidelines of the regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.

“The meeting will focus on discussing the current situation in Sri Lanka,” Ministry Secretary Rajive Wijeysinghe said yesterday.

The meeting comes in the aftermath of a UNHRC special session on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka. Full text