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Condolence Message on Terrorist Attacks in Paris by H.E. the President

H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka conveyed his condolences in a message to H.E. Fran├žois Hollande, President of France on the terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris yesterday.
The text of the message is as follows:-


HE Fran├žois Hollande
President of the Republic of France


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


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

14th November 2015


Rue Jules Lejeune 27
1050 Brussels