The visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein met with the National Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) on February 08, during his four day official visit in Sri Lanka.

Media Spokesman of the HRCSL, Attorney-at-Law Saliya Peiris said that it had been a general discussion where nothing regarding the nature of the design of the local mechanism had been discussed.

“It was a private discussion. We discussed the role of the HRCSL, strengthening it and improving human rights in the country,” he added.