Top UN official to arrive amidst religious unrest

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UN Assistant Secretary for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranc will arrive in Colombo tomorrow for discussions with Sri Lankan officials, the Daily FT learns. The high-ranking UN official’s visit was previously scheduled, Government sources said, but his meetings will now coincide with the ongoing sectarian unrest in Aluthgama and Beruwala. (DB)