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Tuesday, 04 February 2014 - 13:58
Visa denied to an American diplomat
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A spokesperson of the US Embassy in Colombo said that Sri Lankan government has denied visa to an American Special Rapporteur for Women Affairs Katherine Russell to visit the country.

The US Embassy in Colombo said that it is disappointed over the denial of visa to Katherine Russell who expected to arrive in the country on the 10th and 11th of February.

However unofficial sources stated that Sri Lankan government had informed only to change the dates of Russell’s Sri Lankan tour.

The same sources stated that the change of Russell’s tour dates in Sri Lanka cannot be treated as a denial of visa.
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