Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says Islamic nations of the world have always unconditionally supported Sri Lanka in the international fora.
In a statement to mark the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Mohamed, Rajapaksa thanked Islamic nations for the unstinted support they have given Sri Lanka.
“I wish to convey my warmest felicitations to all Muslims in Sri Lanka marking the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Mohamed. The followers of Islam in Sri Lanka commemorate this auspicious day with religious observances, charitable deeds and contemplation of the Holy Prophet’s teachings. The Islamic nations of the world have always unconditionally supported Sri Lanka in international fora and I take this opportunity to express my gratitude for that unstinted support and also to extend my greetings on this Holy Day to the followers of Islam in those nations as well,” the Prime Minister said in a brief message. (Colombo Gazette)