UN Sec Gen commends Sri Lanka for establishing Office of Missing Persons

UN

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary General on Sri Lanka

The Secretary-General commends the Government of Sri Lanka for establishing the Office of Missing Persons (OMP), a significant milestone for all Sri Lankans still searching for the truth about their missing loved ones.

The United Nations stands ready to support this process and the Secretary-General looks forward to the OMP becoming operational as soon as possible, starting with the appointment of the independent commissioners.

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General
New York