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* Minister of Justice visits Jaffna to resolve Northern people’s issues
Mon, Jun 27, 2022, 01:16 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 26, Colombo: Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice, Prison Affairs and Constitutional Reforms and other officials of the Ministry and heads of relevant institutions visited Jaffna recently (24) to participate in several programs organized by the Institutions under the Ministry with the aim of furthering the services rendered to the people of the Jaffna District in the Northern Province.

The Office on the Missing Persons, the Office of Reparation and the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation under the Ministry of Justice have organized several programs for the welfare of the people in the Jaffna District of the Northern Province.

The purpose of the Minister's visit to Jaffna is to participate in these activities and in several programs of the Sinhala Hindu Friendship Association.

Inaugurating his visit to Jaffna, the Minister of Justice said that unity, brotherhood among all nations should be further enhanced and equality of services, including public service, should be achieved.

Speaking to the media after his visit to Jaffna, the Minister of Justice stated that action should be taken to adopt a new constitution, especially after the passage of the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, and that it should be done in a manner that promotes national unity and the rule of law must be secured in order to establish democracy.

The Office on the Missing Persons, the Office of Reparation and the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation have organized several programs for the welfare of the people in the Jaffna District of the Northern Province.

The purpose of this visit is to further enhance the services rendered by these offices to the people of Jaffna, the Minister said.

The Office for National Unity and Reconciliation has been established to promote inter-ethnic harmony, peace and reconciliation in the aftermath of the war in Sri Lanka.

The Office on the Missing Persons and the Office of Reparation have been established to take relevant action for carrying out welfare activities for the families of the people who went missing during the war, compensation for them and property damaged in the war.

 

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