Sri Lankan expatriates living in European countries gathered under the Sri Lankan national flag yesterday opposite the United Nations head office in Geneva Switzerland. They stated a massive demonstration against UN Secretary General Ban-ki-moon’s so called expert panel.
More than 1000 Sri Lankans gathered for the agitation. The demonstrators displayed banners and posters and waved Sri Lankan flags. Most of the participants were from Italy and mainly from Milan and Rome. After the demonstration, a memorandum was handed over demanding the abolition of Ban Ki-moon’s panel on Sri Lanka. Earlier, Sri Lankans living in Italy, handed over a letter to the Chairman of the European Parliament, to revive the EU decision on G:S:P: Plus concession and grant the concession.