Gazette to allow burial of COVID-19 victims soon

The gazette on allowing the burials of COVID-19 deceased has been sent to the department of government printing, minister S.M. Chandrasena has said. He said that health minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi had conveyed this matter during a party leaders meeting held on Thursday. “The technical committee has declared that the bodies …

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Sri Lanka rejects UN High Commissioner’s Report

Sri Lanka has categorically rejected the conclusions and recommendations in the UN High Commissioner’s Report. Foreign Affairs Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said the recommendations are based on ill-founded allegations. “This is in complete violation of Article 2 (7) of the Charter of the UN that states: “Nothing contained in the present …

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