Ambassador Aryasinha delivers the Sri Lanka National Statement at the 23rd Session of the HRC

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation to the 23rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) delivering the national statement on Monday (27 May 2013), apprised the Council of progress with regard to reconciliation in Sri Lanka since its last session in March 2013, Sri Lanka’s engagement with the Council and its mechanisms and on Sri Lanka’s position with regard to thematic issues of relevance to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The Sri Lanka delegation to the 23rd session includes Ms. Manisha Gunasekera, Deputy Permanent Representative in Geneva, Mr. Buwaneka Aluwihare, Deputy Solicitor General, Ms. Priyanga Wickramasinghe, Counsellor in PRUN Office Geneva and Mr. Madhuka Wickramarachchi, Asst. Director of the Ministry of External Affairs from Colomobo. The session which commenced on 27th May will continue until 14th June.

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