Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister says 85 percent of the LLRC recommendations implemented
Sat, Feb 8, 2014, 01:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 08, Colombo: External Affairs Minister of Sri Lanka Prof. G.L. Peiris says the government has implemented 85 percent of the recommendations in the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report.

The Minister has told parliament that some of the recommendations in the report needed to be implemented and that it could not be done overnight.

Peiris has made this statement in response to a question raised by United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa.

The Minister added that the government will continue with the implementation work of the LLRC recommendations.

Minister Peiris and Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, who chairs the Committee Monitoring the National Plan of Action on the Implementation of the LLRC recommendations, had briefed the diplomatic community in December last year on the plan's latest progress.

Last month Weeratunga also briefed the Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in Geneva and the US on the progress made in implementing the recommendations.

The President's Secretary has said that the government has done all that was humanly possible to implement the recommendations of the National Plan of Action on the implementation of the LLRC.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Colombo Stock Exchange to educate Sri Lankan pensioners on sustainable financial planning
-- [6 hours ago]
Law expert says U.S. can try Sri Lanka's ex-Defense Secretary if no domestic probe on him
-- [7 hours ago]
European Commission offers Sri Lanka assistance in meeting regulatory requirements to lift EU fishing ban
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government to merge SriLankan and Mihin to cut losses, increase productivity
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's new government already taken important measures to improve human rights - HRW
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka bans previous government's luxury casino projects
UK Minister visiting Sri Lanka travels to North
Sri Lankan government's interim budget brings relief to people, imposes heavy taxes on liquor and casinos
New MP sworn in Sri Lanka parliament to fill President's seat
Sri Lanka Cabinet approves revising bill to cover 80% of cigarette packs with pictorial warnings

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.