UNHCR Country Head meets Defence Secretary

February 24, 2022

The Head of Office in Sri Lanka of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ms. Menique Amarasinghe, paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (Feb 24).

During the cordial discussion, the UNHCR’s country head informed the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary on their mandate and progress made so far. She also briefed the structural changes in the organization that are envisaged in due course. Their future plans were also elaborated during the session.

The meeting was held adhering to the healthcare procedures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Chief of National Intelligence Maj. Gen. Ruwan Kulathunga (Retd) was also present at the meeting.