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::

* Missing Persons Commission of Sri Lanka begins public sittings in Mannar district
Wed, Aug 6, 2014, 07:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 06, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka will begin next public sittings on Friday to hear cases of missing in Mannar District.

The sixth round of public sittings inquiring into allegations of missing persons will be held in the Mannar District from August 8 - 11, 2014.

The Commission will hold next sittings in the Manthai West Divisional Secretariat on August 8 and 9, at the Mannar Divisional Secretariat on August 10, and at the Madhu Divisional Secretariat on August 11.

A total of 47 Grama Niladhari Divisions will be covered during these pubic sittings. The Commission has scheduled hearing of 230 complaints during the sittings in Mannar district.

To date, the Commission has received 19,284 complaints, inclusive of approximately 5,000 from relatives of missing security forces personnel. The Commission has thus far inquired into 786 complaints, which are being analyzed for further investigations through an independent investigation team.

The Commission had previously conducted public sittings in January, February, March, June and July of this year in Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Mullaitivu and again in Batticaloa respectively.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Red Cross continues relief efforts in affected areas
-- [35 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka inclement weather death toll rises to 101, people urged to be cautious of diseases
-- [46 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President to leave for Japan today to attend G7 summit
-- [1 hour and 39 minutes ago]
Poland keen to explore trade and investment prospects in Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
Alwaleed Philanthropies of Saudi Arabia donates US$ 1 million to support Sri Lanka disaster victims
-- [3 hours ago]
First Sri Lankan climbed Mount Everest returns safely
NGO condemns appointment of an official accused of financial misuse as an Additional Secretary to a ministry
Government grants concessions on the clearance of essential items necessary for disaster relief services
Sri Lanka Prime Minister orders Central Bank to submit quarterly reports of bond sales to parliament
World Bank responds positively for Sri Lankan President's request for financial assistance

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.