|Hon. Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak. Malaysian Prime Minister|
President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has sent a condolence message to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Honourable Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, following the worst flooding in more than a decade in Northeastern Malaysia that claimed at least 7 lives and forced nearly 160,000 people from their homes on 27th December, 2014.
The message reads as follows:
“The Honourable Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak,
Prime Minister of Federal Government of Malaysia,
Honourable Prime Minister,
I have learnt with deep sorrow the worst flooding in Northeastern Malaysia in more than a decade which occurred on the 27th December, 2014 leading to the loss of lives of at least 7 people and forced nearly 160,000 from their homes.
On behalf of the Government and People of the United Republic of Tanzania, and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to convey to you, Honourable Prime Minister, and through you, to the Government and People of Malaysia, especially the families of the bereaved, our heartfelt condolence and deep sympathies.
At this moment of intense grief, the People of Tanzania wishes the victims of this calamity a full and speedy recovery amid the worst deluge in living memory of many Malaysians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Malaysian people during this very difficult time of bereavement.
Please accept, Honourable Prime Minister, the assurances of my highest consideration.
Issued by: THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, DAR ES SALAAM
29TH DECEMBER, 2014