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.
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 MuthuMeeraLebbaiMaraicker as well as to the members of the family. The Minister also carried with him the messages of condolonce.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Colombo