July 27, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s budget for 2013 will allocate funds for state agencies where money is needed to implement recommendations of a commission which went in to the root causes of a civil war, a top official said. Sri Lanka’s Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), has come up with a number of proposals to increase the liberties of all citizens, justice and rule of law, some of which may involve deep rooted changes to the structure of the state.
But some proposals are easier to implement.
Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers Thursday approved a national action plan to monitor the implementation of LLRC recommendations with assessment tools to measure performance, and time frames to achieve goals.
The National Action Plan task force headed by the secretary to the president, Lalith Weeratunga will monitor key measures taken under international humanitarian law issues, human rights, land return and resettlement and restitution and compensatory relief.
“Most of these activities will entail budgets,” Weeratunga told reporters.
“I also had parallel discussions with the treasury sec