Thursday, March 22, 2012

US Sponsored Draft Resolution On Sri Lanka Was Passed With Small Majority

The controversial United States and European Union sponsored draft resolution against  Human Right Violations in Sri Lanka was passed today (22) at United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC)  meeting held in Geneva,Switzerland with majority of 9 votes.24 countries were voted for the resolution including neighboring India while 15 countries voted against it.

It has been reported that after Indian Government has decided to go against their neighbor due to the pressure of Tamil Nadu Political Parties allied with government, several countries who didn't expect to support the resolution earlier had changed their  stand.

The countries who were supported the US Sponsored Draft Resolution on Sri Lanka were Austria,Belgium,Benin,Camaroon,Chile,Costarica,Czech Republic,Guatamala,Hungary,India,Italy,Libya,Mauritius,Mexico,Norway,Nigeria,Peru,Poland,Republic Of Moldova,Romania,Spain,Switzerland,United States Of America and Uruguay.The Countries who voted against the resolution by supporting Sri Lanka were Bangladesh,China,Congo,Cuba,Ecuador,Indonesia,Kuwait,Maldives,Moritania,Philippines,Qatar,Russian Federation,Saudi Arabia,Thailand and Uganda.

Government To Provide Concessions To The Electricity Bills Issued During Last March ,April And May

Government has decided to grant concessions for the Electricity bills of the consumers for the months of March,April and May where an is...