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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6.22 GMT
UNHRC delegation to arrive on Friday


A delegation from the United Nations Human Rights Council will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday, Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L Peiris has said.

A technical team from the UNHRC office in Geneva on the advice of High Commissioner Navi Pillay will arrive in the country on September 14.

The Minister at a press briefing today said that at first a delegation representing the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay would visit the island prior to her visit.

The Minister added that this visit will be an ideal opportunity for the country to show its progress achieved on securing human rights to the international community.





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