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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 - 13:03
Commonwealth decision met with resistance from within
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Politics UK web site states that The Commonwealth’s decision to hold a heads of government meeting in the Sri Lankan was cited wrong, according to a new report.

A foreign affairs committee report had stated that there are human rights violations, whose capital is to hold the 2013 Commonwealth heads of government meeting.

The committee urged the prime minister to publically refuse to attend the meeting unless he receives “convincing evidence of substantial and sustainable improvements in human rights in Sri Lanka.

However during a media briefing held to educate the media community on foreign influences & the issue faced with regarding the Commonwealth Leadership Summit, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe who recently represented the island during the United Nations Universal Periodic Review expressed the following views in this regard.

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