Ministry of Foreign Affairs has drawn its attention to a misleading report carried in a national newspaper of 9th March, titled ‘UN resolutions not binding on Sovereign Nations – Govt., …..but commitments will be honoured in keeping with Sri Lankan laws’, misquoting the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Harsha de Silva.
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne made a visit to the Northern Naval Command yesterday (11th March) and declared open several facilities in the Northern Naval Command, completed by the Sri Lanka Navy.
President Maithripala Sirisena says he would be committed to build an intelligent young generation which can win the market of scholars, also which consists of self-respect and self-confidence. He added that the government is providing the required guidance on this regard. He also stated that he would fulfill every responsibility to build the young generation in the country.
Sri Lanka has been given two more years to implement Sri Lanka co-sponsored 30/1 Geneva resolution 2015 without any amendment or new suggestions by the UNHRC, said the Acting Foreign Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva.