Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims in Afghanistan
October 28, 2015 10:54 am
The Sri Lanka Government has 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 on Monday which also affected parts of India and Pakistan.
A release issued by the Foreign Ministry states Sri Lanka stand 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 statement further states that the thoughts and prayers of the people of Sri Lanka are with those have been affected and it is Sri Lanka’s hope that they will have the strength and courage to overcome the difficult challenges.