Rauff off to Sydney for Commonwealth Law Ministers meeting

Saturday, 9 July 2011 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Minister of Justice and SLMC Leader Rauff Hakeem will participate at the Commonwealth Law Ministers meeting to be held in Sydney, Australia representing Sri Lanka. The meeting is scheduled to be held from 11 - 14 July.

Several key issues are to be discussed at this meeting which includes subjects such as International Criminal Court (ICC) statue and implementation of the Geneva conventions, human trafficking, victims of crime in the criminal justice process and strategies to combat corruption etc.

Minister Hakeem who was in Kayal Patnam in Tamil Nadu as a chief guest for the inaugural session of the 15th Islamic Tamil Literary Conference will return to the island today and then proceed to Australia for the law minister’s meeting.