United Nations Resident Coordinator Neil Buhne will be returning to the island today.
External Affairs Secretary Romesh Jayasinghe said that that this has been informed by the UN to the Ministry of External Affairs. Neil Buhne was summoned to the UN headquarters following the incident that took place near the UN office in Colombo. Neil Buhne had earlier informed the External Affairs Ministry that he would be away for a few days. Meanwhile the External Affairs Ministry said that Neil Buhne will attend a discussion with External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris, following his return.