PM condoles loss of lives in Myanmar earthquake
The Prime Minister has condoled the loss of lives in the earthquake in Myanmar and offered assistance to the government. In his condolence message to General Than Shwe, Chairman , State Peace and Development Council of Myanmar, Dr. Manmohan Singh said that India stands ready to render assistance that your government may require.
The text of the Prime Minister’s condolence message is as follows:
“I am deeply saddened to learn of the severe earthquake that struck Myanmar on 24 March, 2011, causing loss of lives and damage to property. On behalf of the people and government of India, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the people and Government of Myanmar on this tragic natural disaster. I take this opportunity to convey, through Your Excellency our deepest sympathies to members of the bereaved families and others affected by the earthquake.
As you Government rallies to provide relief and other assistance to people in the earthquake affected region, I would like to assure you that India stands ready to render any assistance that your government may require of us.”