Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General on the Quake
Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General on
the earthquake in New Zealand
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has
written to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, in
the wake of the earthquake which hit Christchurch on 21
"We have learned with distress and profound
concern of the earthquake and aftershocks that have so
severely blighted Christchurch yet again," he wrote.
hearts and condolences go immediately to the bereaved. Our
encouragement and solidarity go to the emergency services
and so many others who are striving to assist those in
"The thoughts and prayers of fellow Commonwealth
citizens around the world are with the people of New
Zealand, and the residents of Christchurch especially, at
this time of tragedy and
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