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    Speaker addresses the IPU Assembly in Geneva

    October 26, 2016

    Leading a high-level Sri Lankan Parliamentary delegation to the 135th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)being held from 23-27 October in Geneva, Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka addressed the General Debate yesterday (25th Oct.). The theme of the debate was ‘Human Rights abuses as precursors of conflict: Parliaments as early responders.’

    Sri Lanka delegation included Nimal Siripala De Silva, MP, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Vijitha Herath, MP, (Mrs.) Rohini Kumari Wijeratne, MP, Velu Kumar, MP, and Dhammika Dasanayake, Secretary-General of Parliament.

     

    Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Mrs. Samantha Jayasuriya, Deputy Permanent Representative and Ms. Sashika Somaratne, Counselor were associated with the delegation.

    Last modified on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 09:56

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