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PM extends condolences following Japan’s fatal flooding, landslides

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday sent a message to Japanese counterpart PM Mr Shinzo Abe expressing the sympathies to all the victims of heavy rain and landslides in Japan’s west which caused dozens of deaths and losses of properties.
Torrential rains continued to pound parts of western and central Japan on Sunday causing at least 80 deaths with 50 people still missing as a result of landslides and floods.
“I have profound sorrow and wish to extend condolences on learning about these disasters, floods and landslides in western and central parts of Japan, which occurred since Saturday, causing deaths and heavy losses of properties and infrastructure in the affected areas,” Prime Minister Thongloun said in the message.
“Representing the Lao government and people, I would like to extend condolences to and through Your Excellency to both the government and people of Japan, especially to the victims and their families of this natural disaster,” Mr Thongloun said.
PM Thongloun expressed his confidence that with the efforts and attention of the government of Japan as headed by Prime Minister Mr Abe as well as the long tradition of the unity of Japanese people, the situation would be brought under control and recover to be returned to a sense of normalcy as soon as possible. 

ByTimes Reporters
(Latest Update
July 11,

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