Paris Attacks - Message from the Embassy

The French Embassy to Sri Lanka and to the Maldives is grateful for the numerous expressions of sympathy received after the terrorist attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis on 13 November, which have caused many victims. At this stage, no Sri Lankan or Maldivian National has been idientified among the casualties.

We are grateful to the Hon. President of the Maldives, the Hon. President and the Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka for their messages of solidarity:

M. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of Maldives

M. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka

M. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

President Hollande has declared a 3-day national mourning.

Security measures of the French premises in Sri Lanka and the Maldives are being beefed up, in collaboration with Sri Lankan and Maldivian authorities.

Online 18/04/2019

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