British govt sees progress
British Minister for the Middle East and South Asia Alistair Burt,
answering oral questions has told the British parliament that the
British government was aware of the ground situation in Sri Lanka, and
human rights and media freedom situation have improved in Sri Lanka
after the conflict with the LTTE ended.
The minister also said that the UK government is continuing a
dialogue with the Sri Lanka Government, as well as the NGOs including
the UNHRC, over the plight of remaining internally displaced (IDPs) in
the camps, and the British government has spent 13.5 million pounds to
Menwhile, Government officials said that only about 25,000 IDPs from
more than 300,000 persons rescued from Tiger terrorists are remaining to
be resettled and they also will be resettled in their original habitats
as soon the demining in their original habitats is completed.