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Sri Lanka’ External Affairs Ministry has announced that a special representative of the United Nations in Geneva will be visiting the country next week.

Secretary to the Ministry Karunathilaka Amunugama has told local media that Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Dr. Chaloka Beyani will be arriving in the island on the 2nd of December.

During his visit Dr. Beyani is scheduled to tour the conflict-affected North. He is also scheduled to meet and External affairs Minister Professor G L Peiris and several other Ministers.

Source: Colombo Page – 24.11.2013 –