Press Release on the Messages of Condolences

Press Release

The Rt. Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari and The Rt. Honourable Prime Minister Mr. K P Sharma Oli today sent separate messages of condolences to His Excellency Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, President, and His Excellency Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka respectively on the loss of lives and serious injuries in the deadly attacks in several places of Sri Lanka today. They have strongly condemned the criminal acts against humanity. In line with its principled position, Nepal unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

In their messages, the Rt. Honourable President and the Rt. Honourable Prime Minister have expressed heartfelt condolences to their Sri Lankan counterparts and through them to the bereaved families. While stating that Nepal stands by the people of Sri Lanka at this hour of grief, they have also wished for speedy recovery of those injured.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Nepal
21 April 2019