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Press Release No.13

PM Message PM Dr Singh

NEW DELHI: 17th March, 2011
H.E. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, signs Condolence Book at Embassy of Japan

Honourable Prime Minister of India, H.E. Dr. Manmohan Singh, visited the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi, this afternoon, to sign the Book of Condolence for Japan Earthquake Victims.

The text of the message written by Prime Minister Singh in the Book of Condolence is as follows:

“The people of India share the sorrow and grief of the people of Japan.”

While thanking Prime Minister Singh, H.E. Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Ambassador of Japan to India, expressed the gratefulness of the Government of Japan for the messages of sympathy and condolences from the Government and people of India, and for the large consignment of blankets sent by India as relief supplies.

In response, Prime Minister Singh said that the blankets were just a part of the relief material from India and added that India was ready to help with any other form of assistance that may be required by Japan. He also asked Ambassador Saiki to convey his best regards to the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Naoto Kan.