Nepal’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Bishwambhar Pyakurel said that all Nepali nationals in Sri Lanka are safe. The Embassy of Nepal in Colombo has been closely monitoring the situation in Sri Lanka. It is learnt that around 400 Nepali nationals are currently residing in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has expressed sorrow over the multiple blasts in Sri Lanka.
“Shocked by the reports of multiple blasts in Sri Lanka this morning resulting in the loss of precious lives. Heartfelt condolences to the families of victims and deepest sympathy to the Government and people of Sri Lanka. Nepal unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms,” the foreign minister said on Twitter.
Nepal against all forms and manifestations of terrorism: PM Oli
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he was shocked by the attacks "against humanity" and bestowed strong belief that those guilty would be brought to justice at the earliest. He expressed condolence with Ranil Wickramasinghe, PM of SriLanka and bereaved families of victims of brutality and wished for the speedy recovery of the injured.
"Government of Nepal strongly condemns the acts against humanity," Oli said adding that Nepal condemned "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We stand by the people of Sri Lanka," he said on Twitter.