Let us Proudly Commemorate International Year of Small Scale Fisheries & Aquiculture - 2022

“Land rights of the People; Round table discussion with HR Commission & Experience Sharing “

This was held at Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research Centre, Colombo 07 , on 16th Friday August 2019.There were 30 land rights activists from 8 Districts and all got a chance to share briefly the current situation of each location enlightening . The main focus was on Panama Issue with the pending Cabinet decision issued in 2015 to give back the land to the people. Mrs. Ramani Muthuhewagama , Human Right Commissioner was the chief hearer of the petitions and at the end of the presentations Mrs. Ramani informed of a special unit set up within HR commission to  follow up the pending implementation  of already  issued HR recommendations. She stated provided you submit the updated information to this unit  with in one month   they would act on it and come up with immediate steps to implement those recommendations. Mrs.Iyanthi Shiromani is the head of this special unit and she also encouraged the participants to take these issues through the local, district HR Commissions.