Domestic probe to be finalized by the end of July


Sri Lanka's domestic commission to probe allegations of human rights violations committed during the final stages of the country's 30-year civil war will be finalized by the last week of July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.

Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera told Xinhua News Agency that the Sri Lankan Government had already begun drafting the legal framework of the commission, and the commission itself would be finalized by the end of July.

"The legal drafting is currently going on. We will hopefully see the final outcome of the commission by the last week of July," the Deputy Minister said.