SRI LANKA, December 2, 2016. - Convened by the President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, a solemn gathering took place at the headquarters of the Presidential House, in homage to the Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.
In his statement, the President highlighted the revolutionary trajectory of Fidel, his firmness in the fight against imperialism and in favor of just causes. He said that since he was young he had admired him and remembered his visit to Cuba in 1978, on the occasion of the Festival of Youth and Students.
The event was attended by members of Parliament, of Cabinet, leaders of various political parties, the diplomatic corps accredited on the island, the Association of Friendship with Cuba and Cubans resident in Sri Lanka.
(Cubaminrex-Embacuba Sri Lanka)