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KOICA training on forensic science for prosecutors

The participants at the seminar.
The participants at the seminar.

From 5th to 7th November, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is holding a local training seminar on Forensic Science for Prosecutors at Colombo, Hilton Residence.

The purpose of this project is to enhance the capability of Sri Lanka Forensic Science, and this local training marks the three-year project. As a part of the KOICA Project, implemented by KOICA with assistance from NFS (National Forensic Service), the training seminar is expected to strengthen the performance and efficiency of Forensic Science in Sri Lanka. The lectures will cover the Forensic Science technologies in Korea, Illustrating DNA human identification and Investigation system in the field of fire safety accident etc. Forty eight participants including prosecutors, government analysts, and other relevant institutes will participate in the seminar. Through the program, they will contribute to advance the efficiency of judicial system by strengthening cooperation between law enforcement agencies and forensic science analysis institutes.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Heon Lee, KOICA Country Director Youn Hwa Kang, Additional Solicitor General Priyantha Nawana were present at the opening of the training seminar.

Ambassador Lee stated “ Hope that through the capacity building of the prosecutors in forensic science the Attorney General can also enhance its efficiency on investigations and the judiciary system in Sri Lanka.

The outcome of this program would strengthen not only the capacity of relevant organizations, but also the partnership and cooperation between Sri Lanka and Korea.” in his congratulatory speech.

Additional Solicitor General Priyantha said “ This program will bring enormous success in Sri Lanka judicial system”, emphasizing the importance of this training seminar and expressed gratitude to Korea for the program and other support towards Sri Lanka.


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