|H.E. Ram Baran Yadav, President of Nepal|
H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent a condolence message to H.E. Ram Baran Yadav, President of the Democratic Republic of Nepal following a tragic earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday 25 April 2015.
The message reads as follows:
“H.E. Ram Baran Yadav,
President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal,
I have learnt with profound shock and deep sorrow the sad news of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015 claiming at least 1,800 lives and devastating buildings and centuries old temples.
The tragedy is not only for the loved ones of those who perished but also for all the Nepali people and their friends. As a country therefore, our thought and prayers are with the people of Nepal in this time of grief.
On behalf of the Government and the People of the United Republic of Tanzania and on my own behalf, I offer deep condolences to the victims of the powerful earthquake and also sincere sympathies to the injured and families of the victims.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration”.
ISSUED BY: THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, DAR ES SALAAM
27TH APRIL, 2015