President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with the family members of missing persons at the Presidential Secretariat on Thursday (16).
During this meeting, they presented their issues and demands to the President in detail, the President’s Media Division said.
President Sirisena said that he has a clear understanding regarding the issues faced by each community in this country, and said that the government including himself is committed to provide solutions to those issues in a very open and fair manner.
The President expressing his views regarding the allegations made about some persons being apprehended in government’s detention centers, said that there is no such secret detention centers for the present government and no one is held in custody.
President Sirisena emphasized that his aim is to provide swift solutions for the issues faced by the family members of the missing persons.
The President instructed to submit a new application through District Secretaries to obtain complains of the family members of the missing persons, to collect their appeals as well as to collect their information.