SRI LANKA, December 1, 2016. - The new Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, presented today her Credentials to the His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka.
The President also expressed his condolences for the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro Ruz, to the Ambassador and recalled his memories of the emblematic revolutionary of the 20th century.
SRI LANKA, November 30, 2016. - The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Honorable Ranil Wickremesinghe, signed the Book of Condolences, opened at the Embassy of Cuba, on the occasion of the death of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro. Upon his arrival he was received by the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez.
The Prime Minister wrote the following message in the Book of Condolences:
SRI LANKA, November 28, 2016. - His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka signed today the Book of Condolences opened at the Embassy of Cuba, in Colombo, on the occasion of the death of the Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution; qualified as an exemplary leader who dedicated his life and career to promote the welfare of his people.
SRI LANKA, November 28, 2016. - The Honorable Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka signed the Book of Condolences, opened in the Cuban Embassy on the demise of the Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.
The Honorable Karu Jayasuriya wrote:
"I express my respects to the great leader of modern times. Fidel Castro was admired by us from childhood. He got up for the common people. He had love and affection for those who needed help.