Monitoring of the Special Mobile Service “Access to Justice”
COLOMBO (News 1st); Foreign Minister Prof. GL Peiris chaired a meeting attended by Justice Minister Ali Sabry and MP Angajan Ramanathan to discuss follow-up action on matters that had been brought to the attention of the two ministers by the people of Jaffna. during a special mobile service held in Jaffna earlier this year (2022).
During this meeting, questions on the boundaries of wildlife sanctuaries, coastal conservation reserves in Jaffna, payment of compensation for land acquired for the expansion of Palaly airport, the problem of fishing in the port of Myladdy and the prevention of illegal sand mining in Kilinochchi were discussed, among others. Questions.
The two ministers stressed the need to urgently resolve all issues raised by the people.
Another review event will take place in due course.
Officials from the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Fisheries, Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Lands, Department of Wildlife, Department of Coastal Conservation and Civil Aviation Authority attended the meeting.
The “Access to Justice” mobile service was launched as part of the government’s reconciliation efforts.
The government intends to use these engagements to raise public awareness of government policies and the priority it places on obtaining public opinion for better execution of people-centred plans.