VIDEO: Cabinet approves action plan to implement LLRC recommendations

VIDEO: Cabinet approves action plan to implement LLRC recommendations

July 26, 2012   11:37 am

The Cabinet has approved a move to execute a National Action Plan in order to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) with indicators and a time frame.

The action plan will be implemented in accordance with four requirments, namely recommendations pertaining to the National policy, the final stages of the war, human rights and national security as well as resettlement and development.

Meanwhile, Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris stated at a press conference today (July 26) that the committee headed by Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga appointed to look into the implementation of the LLRC report had in turn reported short term improvements that had been made.

He said that according to the report, around 98% of the resettlement work had been completed while 90% of the rehabilitation had been done. Furthermore, Prof. Peiris stated that the demining process was largely complete while only small pockets remained.
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