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French Ambassador to Sri Lanka dies of suspected cardiac arrest

27 May 2024 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

By Dharshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya


The French Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Jean Francois Pactet, died of a suspected cardiac arrest at his official residence in Rajagiriya yesterday.

Police Spokesman DIG Nihal Thalduwa said the 53-year-old ambassador was found dead at his residence last morning.

It was revealed that the ambassador did not come out of his room yesterday, and when checked, he was found dead. The Welikada Police are investigating the incident, and a post-mortem examination is to be conducted.