Sri Lanka condoles the demise of Thailand King

Friday, 14 October 2016 - 10:32


Sri Lanka government extended condolence over the demise of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history, serving for 70 years since 1946.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a Twitter message, "Sri Lanka expresses deep condolences to the Government and people of Thailand on the passing of King Bhumibol.”

President Maithripala Sirisena extending condolences in a separate message said "We are deeply saddened by demise of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej.”