IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Please find attached a copy of the January
1997 Ministry of Foreign Affairs report entitled Aide
Memoire. This report describes humanitarian assistance and
reconstruction efforts in the North, humanitarian relief in the
Vanni region, and the human rights situation in Jaffna, among other
This Response was prepared after
researching publicly accessible information currently available to
the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does
not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular
claim to refugee status or asylum.
Sri Lanka. Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Colombo. January 1997. Aide Memoire, pp. 1-17.