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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2784

Sri Lanka: Milinda to attend Asian-African Legal Consultative session

Colombo, 18 August, ( Minister of Justice and Law Reforms Milinda Moragoda will lead Sri Lanka’s delegation to the 57th session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization, which will convene in Putrajaya, Malaysia this week.

The delegation will include the Solicitor General Mr. W.P.G. Depp, PC.

The AALCO was founded in 1955 following the birth of the Non-aligned Movement, on the proposal of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

The aim of the Organization is to assist the countries of Asia and Africa to co-ordinate and assert their views on the formation of rules of international law.

The Organization has played important role in major international conferences such as those dealing with the Law of Treaties, the Law of the Sea, protection of the environment, refugees and internally displaced persons.

The AALCO has consultative status with the United Nations, and maintains close ties with the International Law Commission.

- Asian Tribune -

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