UN top official arrives in Colombo

[TamilNet, Monday, 06 August 2007, 18:03 GMT]
Mr. John Holmes, United Nations Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Relief Co-ordination arrived in Colombo Monday morning. Later he met with Mr. Mahinda Amerasinghe, Minister for Disaster Management and Human Rights at the latter's office in Colombo.

Mr.John Holmes is scheduled to visit Jaffna Tuesday and will return to Colombo the same day, media sources said in Colombo.

Meanwhile, UN Human Rights Commissioner Mr.Louise Arbour is due to arrive in Colombo in October followed by the UN Special Rapporteaur on Torture Mr.Manfred Novak in November and UN Secretary General's Special Representative on Internally Displaced Persons Mr.Walter Kalin in December, according to UN sources.


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