19th May 2017

Statement by the Prime Minister on the Eighth Anniversary of the End of the War in Sri Lanka

19th May 2017 // 0 Comments

Ottawa, Ontario May 18, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the eighth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka: “Today, we mark the eighth anniversary of the end of the war in Sri Lanka. I extend my deepest sympathies to those who were affected and their families, as we solemnly reflect and honour the lives that were lost during this 26 year war. “As we remember the trauma and loss, we must continue to work to heal the wounds of all those who have suffered, and to achieve long-term reconciliation and peace in the country. “I reiterate my call to the Government of Sri Lanka to ensure that a process of accountability is established that will […]