President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday thanked the Government and people of the Maldives for the assistance provided for flood relief work.
Speaking with the Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamed Asim, who called on the President at his official residence in Colombo, Sirisena said Sri Lanka has received generous support from the international community during this time of calamity because of the government’s policy of maintaining good relations with all nations.
Foreign Minister Dr. Mohamed Asim in his capacity as the Special Envoy of the President of the Maldives has conveyed condolences from Male and the people of the Maldives to Sri Lanka following the flooding and landslides that occurred due to torrential rains resulting in the loss of several hundred innocent lives, damage to infrastructure, and displacement.
Dr. Asim had informed the President that the Maldives stands with Sri Lanka during this difficult time.
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