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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 826

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe Appointed to Lead Sri Lankan Delegation to UN Human Rights Council

Colombo, 22 February, (Asiantribune.com):

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has been appointed to lead Sri Lankan Delegation to the 22nd session of the UN Human Rights Council to be held in Geneva.

This has been confirmed this morning to Asian Tribune by Mr. Mohan Samaranayake President’s media spokesman.

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe is the Minister of Plantation Industry and was President Mahinda Rajapaksa's special envoy on human rights.

It may be recalled that Asian Tribune right throughout insisted on the appointment of a a high powered team to defend the country at the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

A high profile delegation comprising senior officials from the Ministry of External Affairs and the Attorney General's Department, along with Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, will be also present in Geneva.

- Asian Tribune -

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe Appointed to Lead Sri Lankan Delegation to  UN  Human Rights Council
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