Myanmar lawyers due here next month
A team of senior lawyers from Myanmar will visit Sri Lanka next month
seeking assistance from legal experts to set up the legal system in
Myanmar. They will meet legal experts during the Law Conference
organised by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) from March 18 - 20.
The Myanmar lawyers have called upon the Bar Association of Sri Lanka
(BASL) to permit them to have one-on-one discussions with legal experts,
said President's Counsel Ali Sabri, Chairman of the BASL's Law
"We are exploring the possibility of helping the collective of
Myanmar lawyers to get the legal system on the right track. A strong
collective of senior lawyers is working together to set up a legal
system after the new government was formed in Myanmar.
President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,
Chief Justice, Sri Pavan and Judges of the Supreme Court and many other
dignitaries will participate.
Several South African dignitaries in the legal fraternity will attend