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UNHRC Chief commends Sri Lanka’s progressive developments

(UDHAYAM, DAVOS) – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein at the World Economic Forum premises in Davos, Switzerland on Friday (20).

The Prime Minister’s media division in a release stated that the High Commissioner commended the progressive developments taking place in the country in the sphere of human rights. He had said that the UNHRC expects the programme to protect and ensure the human rights of all people in the country to go ahead steadily.

Al-Hussein had brought the attention of the Sri Lankan Government towards the importance of healing the minds of people affected by the war.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe had informed the High Commissioner that the Government anticipates to ensure the rights of all people by the Constitution itself. He had also said a special training would be facilitated for all public officials dealing with the people’s rights.

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