The Human Rights Commission’s members led by its chairman, retired Supreme Court Justice L.T.B. Dehideniya. Yesterday, informed the President of the volume of public complaints.

received by the Commission, which has reached nearly 11,000

The Commission officials who met President Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday also raised concerns about the challenges arising from a shortage of staff in effectively addressing these complaints.


In response, President Ranil Wickremesinghe assured them that prompt measures would be taken to address the staff shortage issue and find swift solutions to the pending complaints.

He emphasised the importance of resolving these matters efficiently.

Furthermore, the President requested that the Human Rights Commission expeditiously

develop and present a comprehensive set of guidelines for government officials and the police.

He believed that such guidelines could potentially help reduce the number of

complaints reaching the Commission.