Message to the Governor General of Ceylon on the Death of Prime Minister Bandaranaike.
September 26, 1959
Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke,
G.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., K.B.E.
Governor General of Ceylon
Dear Governor General:
I was deeply shocked to hear of the passing of Prime Minister Bandaranaike. The world has lost a true friend of peace. Please extend my deepest sympathies to Mrs. Bandaranaike and to the people of Ceylon.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Note: This message was released at Gettysburg, Pa.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Message to the Governor General of Ceylon on the Death of Prime Minister Bandaranaike. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234343