Presidential Task Force on Reconciliation established

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A Special Presidential Task Force on Reconciliation chaired by Charlie Jayawardene has been established under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena. The Task Force comprises Juwad Yousuf, Kandaiya Neelakandan, Professor Savithri Gunesekera, Dr. Ram Manikkamlingam, Riyenzie Arsekularatna and Priyanthi Fernando.   The objective of appointing the task force is to ensure trust, unity and the contribution of all to uplift the nation while healing the wounds of mistrust as well as social and cultural tension between different communities in Sri Lanka due to conflict and violence. Among responsibilities of the task force are identifying instant solutions to issues among ethnicities and resolving disputes faced by the people.