Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday confirmed reports that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia was assaulted by a group of persons at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Sunday.
The Government of Sri Lanka condemned the act of violence on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Malaysia, in the strongest terms.
The High Commissioner is receiving medical attention, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, without releasing further details.
The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Kuala Lumpur is coordinating with local law enforcement authorities in Malaysia and other relevant local authorities to identify perpetrators and assist with investigations, the Sri Lanka government said.
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