Sunday, March 27, 2011

India offers help to quake-hit Myanmar

Ahmedabad, Mar. 27 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday offered "every possible help" to a quake-struck Myanmar where over 75 people have died and over 100 have been injured.

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake, which struck on Thursday, caused extensive damage to hospitals and buildings in the country.

In his condolence message to the chairman of State Peace and Development Council of Myanmar, Singh said, "On behalf of the people and government of India, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the people and Government of Myanmar on this tragic natural disaster."

"As your Government rallies to provide relief and other assistance to people in the earthquake affected region, I would like to assure you that India stands ready to render any assistance that your government may require of us,” he added.

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