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Friday, December 13, 2013 - 5.39 GMT

More time to report disappearances


The Commission appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to investigate complaints regarding disappearance of any person in Northern and Eastern Provinces has extended the closing date for receiving complaints till December 31 this year.

The earlier deadline for the Commission to receive complaints on November 31, 2013 was extended in response to requests by the public and various institutions.

President Rajapaksa has empowered this Commission to investigate complaints regarding disappearance of any person in the Northern and Eastern Provinces during the period from June 10, 1990 to May 19, 2009.

The Commission is in the process of studying complaints already being received for future investigations.

After the conclusion of its work, the Commission is due to conduct meetings with the public in the two provinces to conduct oral investigations.

The dates and times of public meetings will be notified through the media and the respective GAs, District Secretaries, Divisional Secretaries, and Grama Niladharis.

The Commission situated at No. 9/9, Suranimala Place, Colombo 6 can be contacted on 011 2199944.






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