Burial or cremation: US Ambassador to Sri Lanka release statement

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 9:55

Releasing a statement, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Alaina B. Teplitz stated that, they stand with all the families and who have lost loved ones to the COVID-49 pandemic.

She further stated, "Their rights and dignity should be respected by permitting the observance of their faith in accordance with international public health guidelines."

The full statement by the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives is as below.