Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Government Yesterday Accepted The 30 Familes Removed From Mount Lavinia Are Rohingya Refugees-They Will Send To Another Country: Co-Cabinet Spokesman

Government has yesterday (27)officially accepted that
the 30 families resided in a housing scheme at Mount Lavinia and later taken to the Bussa Army camp for protection due to the ptotests of Buddhist monks belonging to Sinhala Ravaya and residents are Rohingya refugees of Myanmar and assured that they will be sent to another country within next few months .

Co- Cabinet Spokesman Dayasiri Jayasekare has revealed this during the cabinet briefing held at Government Information Department in Narahenpita yesterday.

The group of refugees captured by the Sri Lanka Navy on 30th of April this year while in Sri Lankan waters  it has been revealed.

However they will keep here until the legal activities regarding them completed by United Nations High Commission For Refugees and soon after it finishes they will stay in Sri Lanka co cabinet spokesman has said.

Addressing the briefing Co-Cabinet spokesman Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has said the group of Rohingya Refugees will not provide shelter here.

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