INTERNATIONAL

South Asia Foundation condoles Kadirgamar's death

Madanjeet Singh, Founder, South Asia Foundation (SAF), and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, has expressed his shock and grief at the assassination of Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan Minister for Foreign Affairs and chairman of the Sri Lankan chapter of the SAF.

In a condolence message to Kadirgamar's wife, Suganthie Kadirgamar, Mr. Singh said that since the inception of the SAF, Kadirgamar had played a leading role in promoting regional cooperation and peace in South Asia.

"His death is an irreparable loss to SAF and extremely painful to me personally as he was a friend, guide and advisor. On behalf of all the SAF chairpersons, I convey with a heavy heart our heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Kadirgamar and their family," Mr. Singh said.

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