Apr 03, 2017

Orders from PM office affects CBK's reconciliation project?

Prime minister’s secretary - Saman Ekanayake has informed officials not to obtain any financial funding from international organisations with regard to the new constitution or the government reconciliation programme.

He had further informed that such projects should be implemented only through the ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Accordingly, the Prime minister’s secretary has convened a special meeting between peacebuilding groups this Friday at the Foreign Affairs ministry.

It is reported that Mr. Ekanayake's order has affected the awareness creating programmes of the reconciliation project initiated by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and minister of National Dialogue - Mano Ganesan, in collaboration with UN-related organisations.