Due to the unfortunate events in Sri Lanka, Arab leaders spoke up against the act against humanity and mourned the lives lost in the tragedy. The unspeakable attack took place over Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka tackling churches around the country.
The places of worship were terrorized which ended in a death toll of hundreds. Moreover, the bombing spree also targeted luxury hotels. The sinister act garnered a lot of online attention from Arab leaders, in which they responded by mourning the victims and called for action.
HH Sheikh Mohamed
The Emirati ruler took to Instagram to post pictures of the deadly attack. He wrote, “Terrorists are those who betray worshippers in their places of worship, plant fear in their hearts and try to ignite religious conflicts in societies. Our condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, to the world, and to everyone who works tirelessly towards tolerance and coexistence.”
Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi condemned the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday. According to Egypt Independent, the president stated, “I extend my sincere condolences to the victims of the terrorist acts in Sri Lanka, which are not aimed at a particular country, but are aimed at all humanity.”
Both the king and crown prince stood along with world leaders. He mourned the innocent lives and the president of Sri Lanka. Mohammed bin Salman wished parties involved a speedy recovery. It’s been reported that the Saudi king called for International effort to combat terrorism.
The Lebanese prime minister showed his respect through Twitter, calling the violent act “blind terrorism”. He mourned the lost lives and wished those injured a healthy recovery.