UN High Commissioner for refugees issues word of advise for Sri Lanka

Saturday, 05 January 2013 - 12:53


Antonio Guterres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees states that Sri Lanka should create an atmosphere conducive for the arrival of its refugees, who are currently stationed in foreign nations.


Expressing his views during an interview with the 'Hindu' Guterres added that job opportunities, health & educational opportunities were crucial in ensuring a stable atmosphere for arriving refugees.


Guterres has also predicted an influx of Tamil refugees arriving from India during the foreseeable future.

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