11 Mar '11, 5pm

S'pore leaders send condolences to Japan over quake- tsunami tragedy

SINGAPORE : Singapore leaders have sent their condolences to the leaders of Japan on the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country on Friday. In his letter to Japan's Emperor Akihito, President SR Nathan said he was "saddened to learn of the magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck the Tohoku region, and the loss of life and destruction to property." Conveying Singapore's deepest sympathies, President Nathan said Singapore's thoughts are with the Emperor and the people of Japan during this difficult time. President Nathan said he had no doubt Japan will overcome this setback with courage and dignity. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also extended his sympathies, saying he was deeply saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami in eastern Japan. In his condolence letter to Prime Minister Naoto Kan, Mr Lee said the Japanese government and peo...

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