The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) will be holding its next regional meeting in Mullaitivu on June 2nd, 2018, the Government Information Department said.
The newly-created OMP began public consultations on the 12th May in Mannar and held its second public meeting in Matara on May 19.
The seven commissioners of the OMP will meet with families of the missing and disappeared, civil society organizations and activists working on the issue of disappearances and the media in order to share the OMP’s organizational plan and strategies, as well as to hear public views and suggestions which could be incorporated in OMP measures in the future.
The meeting in Mullaitivu will be held at the District Secretariat. The meetings will be structured in the following manner:
9:00 am – 11.00 am – Families of the missing and disappeared from Puthukuduyirripu and Maritime Pattu DS divisions
11.30 am – 1.30 pm – Families of the missing and disappeared from Oddusudan, Thunukkai, Manthai East and Weli Oya DS divisions
1.30 pm – 2.00 pm – Media
2.30 pm – 4.00 pm – Civil Society Organizations