Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* MDMK leader Vaiko demands India to oppose UN resolution on Sri Lanka
Sat, Mar 18, 2017, 08:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 18, Chennai: The pro-LTTE Tamil Nadu political leader, the general secretary of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), V. Goplasamy aka Vaiko has demanded India to oppose the UN draft resolution on Sri Lanka.

A group of workers from the MDMK Party, along with their chief Vaiko, protested and demanded the Indian government to raise the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils at the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCRC).

Carrying placards, the protestors shouted slogans at the protest held in Valluvar Kottam, ANI reported.

They also urged the Government to oppose the draft resolution put forward by Sri Lanka at the UNHRC Council recently.

In the resolution, Sri Lanka requested more time to fully implement the recommendations in the HRC30/1 resolution which was co-sponsored by Sri Lanka and adopted by the UNHRC at the 30th session in October 2015.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka state doctors end strike amid heavy protest from public
-- [7 hours ago]
Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka formally declared landmines Free
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 8 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
Sri Lanka to purchase rice from three countries to stabilize local market
Sri Lanka PM seeks plans to attract more tourists next three years
Pakistan awards prestigious Jinnah Scholarships for Sri Lankan Youth
Democratic government cannot keep mum at a time a minor extremist group has taken people hostage - Sri Lanka FM
New Sri Lanka Police Media Spokesperson appointed
Sri Lankan Navy, Air Force officers train on Indian Navy Dornier craft
IUSF Convener Lahiru Weerasekara remanded until July 5

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.