Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons to visit Batticaloa next for Public Sittings
Thu, May 22, 2014, 05:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 22, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka will hear cases in Batticaloa District next month.

The Commission will conduct its fourth round of Public Sittings from June 06 - 08, 2014 in Batticaloa.

Sittings will be held at the Kattankudy Divisional Secretariat on June 6th and 7th and at Manmunaipattu Divisional Secretariat on June 8th.

The Commission had previously conducted Public Sittings in January, February and March this year in Kilinochchi, Jaffna and Batticaloa respectively.

The Commission has, to date, received 18,590 complaints, and approximately 5,000 were from relatives of missing security forces personnel.

The Commission had thus far inquired into 462 complaints, which are being analyzed for further investigations through an independent Investigation team.

The Commission appointed by the President on 14 August 2013, is mandated to inquire into and report on alleged abductions or disappearances during the period June 10, 1990, to May 19, 2009.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Customs arrests Chinese national attempting to smuggle gems worth over Rs. 11 million
-- [3 hours ago]
Industrial and Technology Development super zone to be established in Kalutara
-- [4 hours ago]
Court lifts enjoining order against 'Usaviya Nihandai' documentary
-- [4 hours ago]
President's permission is mandatory in clearing forests, moving earth
-- [5 hours ago]
High level delegation of Belgian government to visit Sri Lanka next week to promote bilateral relations
-- [5 hours ago]
A Sri Lankan Tamil dies on the way to Tiruchi
-- [7 hours ago]
Fitch expects strong growth for Sri Lankan Telcos despite higher taxes
-- [7 hours ago]
Budget 2017 is a compromise - Finance Minister
Avant Garde Chairman granted permission to travel abroad
India not to object if Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu returning home voluntarily

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.