President offers condolences over Boston bomb attack

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a message to US President Barrack Obama condemned the Boston bomb attack today and called it an act of cowardice while conveying condolences over the loss of life and injuries sustained

The  president also had said in his message that Jeyaraj Fernandopulle, a Sri Lankan minister, was also killed in a terrorist bomb attack while getting ready to start a similar marathon and therefore we in Sri Lanka very well understood the brutality and the pain of terrorism.

The president also invited the US leader and leaders of all countries to get together to eliminate this scourge of terrorism.

  Comments - 14

  • willows Wednesday, 17 April 2013 04:40 AM

    well said Sir.

    CW Wednesday, 17 April 2013 07:30 AM

    At least MR did not ask to negotiate with terrorists as SL were told by the US.

    Seriously Wednesday, 17 April 2013 10:21 AM

    No - Thi is Oluwa Athagala anina Tokka !

    Truth Wednesday, 17 April 2013 07:41 AM

    exactly,when ever there was a bomb blast in SL these big countries were always asking us to talk with terrorist n give what they want.It's ur turn now pls.do the need full of terrorists

    sahdi Tuesday, 16 April 2013 04:03 PM

    our MR is still trying to survive by HEGANNAGE THUWAALA....

    S Kumarihami Wednesday, 17 April 2013 07:48 AM

    Well said what? About Jeyaraj? How can he forget him.

    mama Wednesday, 17 April 2013 07:54 AM

    'You Reap What You Sow' - Bible

    lalith Wednesday, 17 April 2013 08:00 AM

    Shame on you Mr. Obama. If this has happened in my country our government would have named the culprit, caught his entire clan, and punished him. We would not wait till our police gather evidence, our politicians are faster in doing that. We would neither wait for the courts to hear the case and convict, other people will do it on behalf of the judiciary and thereby save our time and money. We would like offer you aid at this juncture,Mr. Cabral told that you are short of money.
    Machan Sorry Machan!

    Amila. G Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:06 AM

    Good. one person who knows how to make friends

    nicky karunarathnara Wednesday, 17 April 2013 05:56 AM

    When bomb blast happens in US, their president Obama calls it - heinous cowardice act. When it was happening in SL - asking for reconciliation. These guys do not have two openings for their food taking and excretions. They do both by one opening I suppose. It is more hilarious after they killed Saddam Hussain on bogus claims and now bomb blast is a daily occurrence. They call it democracy working in Iraq! If anyone understand this?

    RL Wednesday, 17 April 2013 06:06 AM

    U.S. government also learning the pain of terrorism.

    RL Wednesday, 17 April 2013 06:08 AM

    Where is Mrs. Pillai, Mr. Moon ?

    Motta rala Wednesday, 17 April 2013 06:12 AM

    Insincere messages ...laughing stock!!

    Buffaloa Citizen Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:08 PM

    Good comment...just shows what a uncivilised nation we are.


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