H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent a condolence message and sympathy to H.E. Hassan Rohani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The message reads as follows:
“H.E Hassan Rohani,
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran,
I learnt with immense shock on the terrorist act of explosions which took place near to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Beirut, Lebanon on 19th November, 2013 and caused martyrdom of the Iranian Cultural Counsellor, Spouse of the one Iranian Diplomat and a number of innocent people.
On behalf of the Government, the people of the United Republic of Tanzania and indeed on my own behalf, I would like to convey to you and through you to the Government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran our heartfelt condolence and profound sympathy to the occasion of explosion in Beirut.
In this time of grief, we pray to the Almighty Allah to give the family of the bereaved strength and courage during this difficult period and we also wish the survivors quick recovery.
Please accept, Your Excellency and dear Colleague, the assurance of my highest consideration.
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation,
Dar es Salaam,
29 November, 2013.