President Sirleaf Extends Condolence to the President of PRC, H.E. Xi Jinping

Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the Government and people of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) following the death of at least 20 persons due an earthquake.

 

On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck a remote mountainous part of a southwest village in Sichuan Province which led to the death of at least 20 persons and injury to about 500 others.

 

According to a Foreign Ministry release, in her message to His Excellency Mr. Xi Jingping, President of the People’s Republic of China, the Liberian President extended heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of the People’s Republic of China, especially the families of the victims on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia and in her own name.

 

The Liberian leader hoped that the resilience and strength that the people of China have always demonstrated during challenging circumstances will be a hallmark during this difficult period.