Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 19:34
Another foreign advisor to join Presidential Commission on Missing Persons
Another foreign specialist has been appointed to advise the Presidential Commission to investigate into Complaints regarding Missing Persons.
The Chairman of the commission and former judge Maxwell Paranagama told our news team that President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed a Japanese national for the Advisory Board.
He added that Motho Nabuchi, who is a war crime specialist, will arrive at the island by the end of this month.
The President appointed an Advisory Board comprising foreign specialists to advise the Presidential Commission on Missing Persons in July 2014, which is headed by the British national Sir Desmond de Silva.
The Board also includes British national Sir Geoffrey Nice, American Professor David Crane, while the Indian and Pakistani nationals Adhaash Kaushal and Ahamer Bilal Zufi were appointed to the board eventually.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Commission on Missing persons will begin recording evidence in Vavuniya from tomorrow onwards.
Evidence will be recorded at the Divisional Secretariats of Vavuniya and Settikulam for 4 days.