Remarks to Media by

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs

on Human Rights Day

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 10th December 2015.

Ladies & Gentleman,


Today is Human Rights Day, as you know. And as in the past, Sri Lanka will join the countries of the world in commemorating this important event. But this year, Sri Lanka’s commemorations will not only be symbolic – it will also be substantive. So I am very pleased to announce that Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will today, this morning in New York, in fact, will be signing the International Convention on Enforced Disappearances.

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