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Mohan Peiris meets Ban Ki Moon

Posted by harimpeiris on March 3, 2011

Late last week, on 23rd February 2011 a Sri Lankan Government delegation led by Attorney General Mohan Peiris and comprising Foreign Secretary Romesh Jayasinghe, Ambassador Palitha Kohonna and Major General Shavendra Silva, now our deputy Ambassador to the UN, met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and a team of his senior officials. The Government of Sri Lanka, through Deputy Foreign Minister Neomal Perera first denied the meeting, reported in the Daily Mirror web, but then retracted the denial and claimed the meeting was on legal issues as reports and photographs of the meeting was splashed over the Internet by the New York based news agencies. The government should really have a more sophisticated media management policy than inaccurate denials of factual realities.

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