MR stresses on global resolve to deal with terrorism

15 November 2015 09:29 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa while expressing his condolences to the French government said the ‘barbaric act of terrorism perpetrated against ordinary citizens has once again underscored the need for global resolve in dealing firmly with terrorism’.

In a letter to the French President Francois Hollande, Mr. Rajapaksa said Sri Lanka had suffered the scourge of terrorism for well over three decades and such attacks were commonplace in the country.

‘This is why my government resolved firmly to put an end to terrorism. Today, my country is at peace with no terrorist attack reported since May 2009,’ the letter said.  

“It is with shock and disbelief that I heard of the terrorist attacks in Paris which has left well over 100 people dead and scores more injured. Only those who have endured the same agony will fully understand what the people of France are going through at this moment,” the letter further said.

The former President also conveyed his condolences to the families in France and his sympathies to the injured.

  Comments - 8

  • Pissu Monday, 16 November 2015 03:03 AM

    Has he become a terrorist expert now ?

    Mohan Monday, 16 November 2015 04:45 PM

    Thank you very much .Because of your effort people still enjoy peace in Sri Lanka.Don"t know for how long?

    Leo Sunday, 15 November 2015 03:23 PM

    Expressing condolance is good but not blowing you own trumpet in between. via DM Android App

    Anonymity Sunday, 15 November 2015 03:49 PM

    MR please send this letters to Palestine , Syria , Lebanon too ..... They too have terrorist problems

    YAMA DUTHA Sunday, 15 November 2015 04:03 PM

    Yamapalana now putting seeds to thevground to cultivate terarism again as nonalternative them to remain in power

    Pramod Fernando Sunday, 15 November 2015 04:15 PM

    What a great letter.

    Sapu Sunday, 15 November 2015 04:33 PM

    What MR says is after killing terrorists buy the remaining ones to do your post-war dirty work like Karuna did

    Nalaka Sunday, 15 November 2015 04:42 PM

    Thank You very much.....Because of you today our country is at peace.....

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