Minister briefs Diplomatic Heads
Feb 2, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris held a series of briefings at the External Affairs Ministry on February 1 and 2 for the Colombo-based Heads of Diplomatic Missions relating to the progress made by the Inter-Agency Committee (IAC) in implementing the interim recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). Attorney General Mohan Pieris, in his capacity as the IAAC Chairperson participated in the discussions.
Minister Peiris recalled that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission was established by President Mahinda Rajapaksa pursuant to the Warrant dated May 15, 2010.
It was further recalled that the LLRC was established with a view to healing the wounds created in the minds of the people as a result of the protracted conflict in order to bring about reconciliation and unity among the people of Sri Lanka.