President Mukherjee Expresses Concern Over Flooding, Landslides in Japan

Mukherjee sent a message to Emperor Akihito of Japan expressing concern over flooding, landslides in NE Japan.

Published: 11th September 2015 06:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2015 06:37 PM   |  A+A-

Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee | File Photo

By ANI

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday sent a message to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan expressing concern over the flooding and landslides in North Eastern Japan.

 “I was deeply concerned to see the reports of the flooding and landslides in North Eastern Japan caused by unprecedented rainfall and severe weather conditions. I understand that relief and rescue operation are ongoing and I am confident that Your Majesty’s Government and the people of Japan will overcome this adversity with courage and fortitude,” the President said.

“Please accept my sympathies for the injured and all those whose property has been destroyed or washed away,” he added.

President Mukherjee also conveyed that the people of India offer their solidarity with the people of Japan in this difficult hour and stand ready to assist in any possible manner.

He added that he hoped the situation will improve and return to normalcy very soon in the calamity struck regions in Japan.

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