UN envoy arrives in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 21 February 2008, 04:20 GMT]
Ms. Angela Kane, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs arrived in Colombo Wednesday morning for a week long visit to Sri Lanka. Her visit is under the direction of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and Kane is expected to have consultations in the areas of her responsibility that covers review of the work of United Nations Country Team in Sri Lanka, UN High Commission in Colombo said.

The UN special envoy will visit human rights, relief and rehabilitation related projects of the UN agencies in Sri Lanka.

She is expected to visit North, East provinces during her week’s stay in Sri Lanka.

Ms. Angela Kane will be meeting Sri Lanka Foreign Minister, Rohitha Bogollagama and Minister for Human Rights Affairs, Mahinda Samarasinghe Thursday.

Presidential Secretariat sources have not made public the meeting date with Sri Lanka President, Mahinda Rajapakse.

Ms. Angela Kane had previously visited Sri Lanka in February 2007.


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