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* Sri Lanka will always remember former Indian PM with gratitude - President
Sat, Dec 1, 2012, 09:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 01, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Sri Lanka will always remember the former Indian Prime Minister Shri I.K.Gujral for his contribution to strengthen Sri Lanka-India ties.

"Sri Lanka will always remember with gratitude, Shri I K Gujral's contribution towards strengthening India-Sri Lanka relations and regional cooperation," the President said in a message of condolence sent to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the death of former Indian premier.

President Rajapaksa offered his condolences and support to the former premier's family and friends, and to the people of India in the statement sent to Prime Minister Singh.

The President described Gujral as an outstanding public figure who worked for the well-being of Indians and the people of South Asia as a whole.

"Shri Gujral was ahead of his times in a rapidly globalising world," he said in his message.



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