Muslim World League donates $5 Million to the families of Srilanka’s Easter attack Victims


Colombo — The Muslim World League (MWL) on Tuesday announced a donation of USD 5 million which is 883,300,000 LKR for the families of victims of the Srilanka Easter attacks, its General Secretary Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdul Kareem Al-Issa said while addressing a peace conference in Colombo.

Dr. Al-Issa was invited as a Chief Guest at the National Conference on Peace, Harmony and Coexistence at Nelum Pokuna Theater under the patronage of Srilankan President Maithripala Sirisena, where religious figures participated to promote religious harmony.

Dr. Al-Issa met the Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and extended MWL’s absolute support to the government in fighting extremism and terrorism. He is currently touring Sri Lanka to promote religious harmony and peaceful co-existence.

On April 21, deadly attacks were carried out in three churches and three luxury hotels on the Easter day in Srilanka, which killed over 259 people including Muslims. Two Saudi Airlines cabin crew members were among the dead as well. ISIS claimed the responsibility of the attack, however Lankan President claimed in mid-July that Drug gangs were behind the attacks.

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