President Bounnhang Vorachit sent a message of condolence to President of the Republic of Colombia, Dr Juan Manuel Santos, on April 4, after a recent landslide in Mocoa, in the south of Colombia.
The message read:
I have learned with profound sadness about the horrible Mudslides in Mocoa, south of Colombia, which has caused loss of lives and enormous devastation of property.
On behalf of the Government and people of the Lao PDR, I would like to express my heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences to Your Excellency and through you, to the Government and people of the Republic of Colombia, especially to the bereaved families of the disaster.
I am confident that under your leadership, the situation will recover soon.
Source: Lao News Agency