Monthly Archives: September 2012
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012: Menik Farm in northern Sri Lanka, once one of the world’s largest camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), is to close by the end of September, say government officials.
“By 30 September the camp will be empty,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon told
IRIN in Colombo, noting that the final group of 1,185 IDPs […]
Impressed by the show
The last fortnight has seen several important international visitors to Sri Lanka. These have included a large number of Parliamentarians from Commonwealth countries who attended the
meeting of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Colombo. The Sri Lankan government took this opportunity to present its side of recent history and post-war developments to […]