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Friday, February 08, 2013 - 6.07 GMT

Govt. well aware of importance of protecting its own people – External Affairs Secy

 

The government was well aware of the importance of securing the rights of its own people and was acting accordingly, Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs Karunathilaka Amunugama said.

“Sri Lanka’s human rights record is much better than other countries. The government knows its responsibility towards its own people and has been working on maintaining a good human rights record,” the Secretary told Xinhua.

He said the government was making full-on preparations for the CHOGM meeting and government officials were in discussions with the Commonwealth Secretariat officials.

“The Commonwealth Secretariat officials have informed all the Commonwealth countries of the date, time and venue of the meeting, “he said.

He added that the government had not received any response from any country stating they will not be attending the meeting in Sri Lanka.





 
 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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