President Mahinda Rajapaksa telephoned Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani today and offered to send a team of doctors along with medicines to support relief efforts for flood victims in the country.
President Rajapaksa also conveyed condolences and commiserations of his Government on the loss of precious lives and properties in the recent floods in Pakistan, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressed the solidarity of the Sri Lankan Government and people with the people and Government of Pakistan. Expressing his sympathy with the flood victims, he offered to help control any possible outbreak of epidemics among the flood victims.
He also offered to send tea for the flood victims. The Pakistan Prime Minister thanked the President and people of Sri Lanka for their kind sentiments of assistance and the gracious gesture, the Associated Press of Pakistan said. (Daily Mirror online)
We are not in a position to give, we are only in a position to take... This is not needed when people are dying from dengue in Sri lanka
Tharaka Chanaka Tuesday, 03 August 2010 07:31 AM
why not send dr. mervin?
Leela Monday, 02 August 2010 09:50 PM
We should stand by the Pakistani people!
mohammed Tuesday, 03 August 2010 02:38 PM
YOU ARE GREAT LEADER MR SALUTE YOU PLS HELP SAME TIME OUR NORTH PEOPLE TOO
Saradial Tuesday, 03 August 2010 01:49 AM
great humanity beyond the borders! Pakistan also helped us in War and Tsunami.
spark Tuesday, 03 August 2010 02:34 AM
Is it retribution or just coincidence that all countries that helped Sri Lanka in the war with accussations of crimes against humainity to its own citizens are facing natural calamities?
Hemal de Silva Tuesday, 03 August 2010 02:45 AM
Charity should begin at home.
Practical Tuesday, 03 August 2010 11:48 AM
You really think too far, spark. Careful! The spark may fizzle out soon.
tha Tuesday, 03 August 2010 03:51 AM
hope Sri lanka will be able to help all as a powerful nation.......
anura Tuesday, 03 August 2010 04:02 AM
It is our duty to help Pakiistan in their hour of need.Pakinstan helped Sri Lanka in defeating terrorism.As gratitude,Sri Lanka should send these doctors without delay.
TDDC Monday, 02 August 2010 03:03 PM
Sri lankens should be very sympathetic towards Pakistan. But Paks are bombing each others. So Doctors should be very careful, because they are very precious citizons. They should ask proper insurance coverage from GOSL.
sirinimal Monday, 02 August 2010 03:18 PM
Well done Sir, We should all our neighbours and friends when they are in difficulty.
Janaka Monday, 02 August 2010 03:41 PM
We should help Pakistan whenever we can, they are good people and supported us when we needed help. Long live MR...
PABA AND ROSY Tuesday, 03 August 2010 12:57 PM
good job MR.
RIYADH Tuesday, 03 August 2010 05:18 AM
We should help Pakistan as a Nation… closer to 1500 people are dead and expecting more rain and storms... Let us pray for these people who are suffering May God Bless them
Sicillian Monday, 02 August 2010 04:17 PM
Remember Pakistan helped us during the war.
neomal Monday, 02 August 2010 04:50 PM
Helping friendly nations is a good thing. Pakistan, too, has helped us, in many ways, in times of crisis.
ravi Tuesday, 03 August 2010 05:45 AM
Sri Lankans are dying without proper medicine..
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