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Countries join hands with Sri Lanka to help victims

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Many countries have come forward to support Sri Lanka during this hour of grief, which claimed over 183 lives due to floods and landslides.

Ambassadors and High Commissioners of USA, Japan, and UK met the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi karunanayake this morning at the Ministry and mentioned same.

Japanese Ambassador Kenichi Suganuma assured Japan’s support in many sectors and said that his country would provide drinking water filters, and power generators to the affected areas as soon as possible. A special relief team from Japan will also arrive here, he added.

US Ambassador Atul Keshap said that USA condoles Sri Lanka at this time and said that at any time Sri Lanka needs support, they are willing to give it.

UK High Commissioner James Dauris while extending his country’s condolences assured support towards Sri Lanka during this hour.

Meanwhile, the General Secretary of SAARC, Amjad Hussein B. Sial meeting with the Foreign Minister also expressed his condolences to the victimized people.

Minister Karunanayake thanked all the countries for extending assistance at this moment.

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