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Recent floods in India

Momen sends condolences to his Indian counterpart

Published : 19 Aug 2023 10:32 PM | Updated : 20 Aug 2023 10:59 AM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has expressed sincere condolences over the victims of the floods in the northern states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India.

Dr. Momen said, in a condolence message sent to his Indian counterpart, “I am deeply saddened to learn the tragic incident of the loss of valuable lives and substantial damage caused by flash floods, landslides and the collapse of a temple triggered by heavy rains in the northern states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India.”

DrMomen said, “We appreciate the efforts made by the Government of India in mobilizing the rescue operations promptly and assisting those affected by the disaster.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families and for the departed souls who lost

their lives in this natural disaster. We also wish a safe rescue of the devotees who remain trapped in the temple and pray for the quick recovery of those who have sustained injuries,” Dr. Momen said.

Expressing solidarity with the government and the people of India, Dr. Momen said, "we sincerely hope that India will soon overcome the difficult situation.

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