The government has appointed a special committee to prepare the official response of the government to the report of the Expert Panel appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to advise him on Sri Lanka, media reports state.
The committee is reportedly manned by Attorney General Mohan Peiris, Nihal Rodrigo, Bernard Gunatilaka, and H. M.M.G.S. Palihakkara. The latter three persons are former Foreign Secretaries.
They are to submit a diplomatic response to the UN report on Sri Lanka.