Cambodian PM Extends Condolences over Flooding in Germany

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has sent a condolence message to H.E. Ms. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, over the massive flooding in Western Germany.

"I am deeply saddened to learn of the devastative flooding that hit Western Germany on 15 July leaving behind more than one hundred innocent dead victims while thousands have been injured and missing along with enormous property damages," wrote Samdech Techo Hun Sen in his message dated July 19.

"On behalf of the Royal Government and People of Cambodia, allow me to extend my deep sympathy and sincere condolences to Your Excellency and, through you, to the People of the Federal Republic of Germany, especially the bereaved families for their loss and my best wishes for a speedy recovery to those injured and successful rescue of those missing," the Premier underlined.

At the same time, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn also expressed his sympathy to his German counterpart H.E. Mr. Heiko Maas.

"I am deeply grieved by the news about the massive flooding that hit Western Germany, on 15 July, which has claimed the lives of more than one hundred people and wounded many others while thousands are still missing," he said.

"While standing in solidarity with the friendly German people in this difficult time, I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the bereaved families for the loss of their loved ones, and my best wishes for a speedy recovery and resilience to those who have been injured and a timely rescue of those missing," added the Cambodian top diplomat.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press