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President Maithripala condoles over Paris attack, urges international community to unite against terrorism

14 November 2015 - 51   - 0

President Maithripala Sirisena conveyed his condolences in a message to President of France François Hollande,  on the terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris. The text of the message is as follows:- Excellency, I am deeply saddened by the large loss of life and injuries caused by the brutal terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015. The Government and People of Sri Lanka join me in conveying condolences to the Government and People of France, to the bereaved families and those injured in the attack. As a nation that has undergone much suffering due to terrorism, Sri Lanka unreservedly condemns such acts of terror. The international community must unite to collectively combat the menace of terrorism and extremism. The Government and people of Sri Lanka stand united with the Government and People of France during this time of grief. Please accept, Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration.   Maithripala Sirisena President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka  

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