Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The Government said it was deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and destruction to property caused by the devastating earthquake in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan yesterday which also affected parts of India and Pakistan.

A Foreign Ministry statement said that Sri Lanka stands in support and solidarity with the Governments and those affected in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan and wish to convey deep condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this catastrophic disaster, and to those injured a speedy recovery.

“The thoughts and prayers of the people of Sri Lanka are with those have been affected and it is our hope that they will have the strength and courage to overcome the difficult challenges,” the Foreign Ministry added. (Colombo Gazette)