Foreign Minister G.L Peiris reviews progress on the work of domestic mechanisms in relation to reconciliation and human rights

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Minister of Foreign Affairs G.L. Peiris co-chaired a meeting with the Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe on 4 July, 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to review progress on the work of domestic mechanisms in relation to reconciliation and human rights.  

During this meeting, work related to the Office on Missing Persons, Office of Reparations, Office of National Unity and Reconciliation, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka and the Sustainable Development Council were discussed, and avenues were explored to expedite work under these mechanisms as well as resolve any challenges that these institutions face.

The Foreign Minister appreciated their work during these challenging times, and stated that regular meetings to review the progress will be held.

Officials from the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Attorney General’s Department, Sri Lanka Police, Office on Missing Persons, Office of Reparations, Office of National Unity and Reconciliation, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka and the Sustainable Development Council participated at the meeting.

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