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Laos expresses sympathy to the Philippines over loss, damages caused by Agaton

Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith has sent a message of sympathy to the Philippines’ Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. over the loss and damages caused by Tropical Storm Agaton in Leyte, the Philippines early this month.

The message, dated Apr 21, 2022, read, “I have learned about flooding and landslides caused by Tropical Storm Agaton in Leyte province of the Republic of Philippines which have brought loss to life and property of the Filipinos in the area.

On behalf of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and on my own behalf, I would like to express deep sympathy through you to the government and people of the Philippines especially to the families of the victims of this natural disaster.

I believe that with the attention from the government, the Filipinos will soon overcome difficulties and bring normalcy to the disaster-hit area.

Source: Lao News Agency