Worldwide condolences and support sent to Yushu

2010-04-17 09:58 BJT

Special Report: 7.1-magnitude Quake Hit Qinghai, China |


Meanwhile, many countries and international organizations are sending their condolences and support after the strong earthquake in Qinghai.

Leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea extended their deepest condolences to the families of the quake victims and hoped that the people affected will overcome the disaster soon.

Leaders of Nepal offered their most sincere condolences to the families of the victims, and hoped the Chinese government will accomplish the quake relief and reconstruction work quickly.

The Bangladeshi Prime Minister lamented over the victims, expressing staunch support to the Chinese people's fight against the disaster.

South Korea is offering emergency relief aid of 1 million U.S. dollars to the quake-hit region, saying it is ready to dispatch an emergency rescue team or send relief supplies to China.

African ministers attending the disaster risk conference in Nairobi on Friday observed a minute's silence in honor of the victims.

Leaders from other countries also sent their support to the Chinese government and its people, hoping the rescue operation and reconstruction work in the quake-struck region will be successful.

Editor: Liu Fang | Source: