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US commends SL on passage of OMP Bill

The US said today the passage of the Bill to set up an Office of Missing Persons (OMP) by the Sri Lankan Government was an historic step towards achieving reconciliation. 

 While congratulating Sri Lanka for passing the Bill, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski, in a twitter message, said the move was remarkable in the pursuit of justice, reconciliation and accountability for all. 

Meanwhile, US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal tweeted saying the Passage of the OMP Bill was a huge stride forward for Sri Lanka in advancing truth and reconciliation.
US Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Atul Keshap said the passage of the Bill was an historic milestone in the path toward meaningful national reconciliation for all in Sri Lanka.