Sri Lanka agrees to UN’s Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention


Sri Lanka agreed to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, also known as the Ottawa Convention to support the ongoing land clearance programme.

The agreement was signed in fulfillment to a pledge made by the government at the 20th Anniversary of the Ottawa Convention, held under the theme ‘A world free of landmines’ which was co-convened by Permanent Missions of Belgium, Canada and Colombia at the United Nations, today. 

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