SAARC Law Participation.

Mr. Thusantha Wijemanna , Director General, SAARC Arbitration Council participated in 25 th Anniversary celebrations of SAARCLAW held on 28 th January,2017 in Karachi. The Chief Justices of Pakistan and Srilanka graced the occasion. The morning session of the celebration was dedicated for Justice Nasim Hasan Shah which was delivered by Mr. K.K.Venuegopal, Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India on "Poverty -An Alarming violation of Human Rights".

The afternoon session was on the subject of” Arbitration –Successes and Failures in the SAARC region”. Speakers from the region explained the prevailing situation with regard to Arbitration within their jurisdiction and how it could be improved. All agreed that arbitration is the way forward for settlements of commercial disputes The Director General, SARCO explained the role played by SARCO as a regional Arbitration center to the gathering.