The Special Envoy of the President, Minister D.M. Swaminathan paid his last respects to the late former Indian President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the State Funeral in Rameshwaran, India on 30th July 2015.
Hon. D. M. Swaminathan, Minister of Resettlement, Reconstruction and Hindu Religious Affairs meeting Shri. Narendra Modi, Hon Prime Minister of India at the State Funeral of late former President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam held in Tamil Nadu on 30 July 2015.
At the State Funeral, the Special Envoy conveyed the condolences of President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Government and people of Sri Lanka through Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to the late Indian President's brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker as well as to the members of the family. The Minister also carried with him the messages of condolence.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
31 July 2015