Korea condole death of Lankan in Seoul stampede

The Ambassador of Korea Santhush Woojin Jeong has conveyed to Prime Minister Dinresh Gunawardena heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Government and the people of Korea to the bereaved family of the late Mr. Mohammad Jinath (27) of Udathalawinna, Kandy who died from a stampede in Itaewon, Seoul on 29th Of October 2022.

The Ambassador called on Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at the Prime Minister’s Office today (03) to convey the condolences on behalf of his government.

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena also conveyed his sympathies on behalf of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka for the losses of 156 lives including 26 foreigners and for those who injured I n the stampede during Halloween celebrations.

The Ambassador further stated that the Government of Korea has decided to provide financial assistance for the family of the deceased and for his funeral purposes.