Global terrorism struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in an inhuman manner. Investigations by our security forces are progressing rapidly and successfully. We have been able to apprehend most of the perpetrators. Our security forces managed to bring the situation under control.
A commemorative event for the victims of the Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka was held on Friday 03 May 2019 at the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
As at Friday, 26 April 2019 1800 hours, the number of foreign nationals who have been identified as killed remained at 40.
The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations organized an interfaith memorial service on 24 April 2019 in honor of the victims, their families and all those affected by the horrific events of Easter Sunday at the Mission Premises.