President Maithripala Sirisena extended heartfelt condolences to the people and the government of Indonesia over the loss of several hundred lives and the severe damage sustained by the tsunami that hit Dongala regency in Central Sulawesi of Indonesia.
The President in a message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo stated that ‘It is with profound sorrow that I learnt of the loss of several hundred lives and severe damage caused by the tsunami that hit Donggala regency in Central Sulawesi of Indonesia on September 28, 2018.’
The message further added “On behalf of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka and on my own behalf, I convey sincere condolences to you, the Government and the people of Indonesia as you grapple with the aftermath of this natural disaster. As Indonesia recovers from this unfortunate natural disaster,our thoughts and prayers are with Your Excellency and the people of Indonesia during this time of grief. Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration”.