|Navaneethan Pillay meets Chief Justice|
United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Navaneethan Pillay arrived in the country yesterday on a week-long official tour.
Navaneethan Pillai is currently engaged in a discussion with Chief Justice Mohan Peris at the Hultsdorf courts complex. Subsequent to the meeting with CJ, Navi Pillai is scheduled to meet the attorney general and Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem.
Issuing a statement Colville stated, “Pillay is scheduled to call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa, and meet government ministers and officials.
She will also meet representatives of civil society and undertake field visits to the north and east of the country.”
At the end of her visit, on Saturday 31 August 2013, the High Commissioner is due to hold a news conference in Colombo