May 20, 2016
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Jamphel Shonu

Dharamsala, India, 20 May 2016 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote today to the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena to express his sadness at the loss of life and widespread damage to property following some of the worst torrential rains in several years that have triggered landslides and floods in Sri Lanka.

He wrote: “I offer prayers for those who have lost their lives as a result of this natural disaster and would like to express my sympathy and condolences to their families and others who are suffering as a result of this tragedy.

“As a mark of my sympathy and solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka, I have asked the Dalai Lama Trust to make a token donation towards the relief and rescue work.”

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