World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


Solomon Islands: Sir Frank Shares Grief with Tsunami Victims

Sir Frank Shares Grief with Tsunami Victims

The Governor General His Excellency Sir Frank Kabui and Lady Grace Kabui has expressed deepest condolences with people of Temotu Province who have suffered the brunt of the Quake and Tsunami that hit the Province on Wednesday.

In a message from Government House today, Sir Frank said they have learned with great sadness the tsunami that hit Temotu Province on 6th February, 2013.

“We offer our sympathy to those who are affected especially to those who have lost their beloved ones and lost their properties as are result of the devastation caused by the tsunami.

Her Majesty the Queen of Solomon Islands has also conveyed her condolence through the Office of the Governor-General as follows:

“I was saddened to hear of the loss of life caused by the tsunami that hit Solomon Islands on Wednesday. Prince Philip and I send our heartfelt sympathy to those families who have lost loved ones. Our prayers and thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this disaster.”

“At this time of great loss and bereavement, please accept our deepest sympathy and condolence to the Government and people of Temotu Province at this time of your most heartfelt sorrow and mourning. Queen Elizabeth II said.

Sir Frank said his family and staff of Government House prayed for God’s comfort, blessing and peace that pass all understanding on our people in Temotu Province.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Amnesty/Human Rights Watch: Appalling Abuse, Neglect Of Refugees On Nauru

Refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru, most of whom have been held there for three years, routinely face neglect by health workers and other service providers who have been hired by the Australian government, as well as frequent unpunished assaults by local Nauruans. More>>

ALSO:

Other Australian Detention

Gordon Campbell: On The Censorship Havoc In South Africa’s State Broadcaster

Demands have included an order to staff that there should be no further negative news about the country’s President Jacob Zuma, and SABC camera operators responsible for choosing camera angles that have allegedly made the President ‘look shorter’ were to be retrained... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On A Bad Week For Malcolm Turnbull, And The Queen

Malcolm Turnbull’s immediate goal – mere survival – is still within his grasp... In every other respect though, this election has been a total disaster for the Liberals. More>>

ALSO:


Gordon Campbell: On Bidding Bye Bye To Boris

Boris Johnson’s exit from the contest for Conservative Party leadership supports the conspiracy theory that he never really expected the “Leave” option to win the referendum – and he has no intention now of picking up the poisoned chalice that managing the outcome will entail... More>>

ALSO:

Mexico: Violence And Repression Of Teachers

The member organizations of Network for Peace express our indignation over the acts of repression that the Mexican State has carried out, through the police forces... In Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca, the conflict has resulted in murders of teachers and civilians as well as hundreds of wounded and dozens of people arrested. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Britain's Pleas For Mercy

So… Boris Johnson is promising that he won't be holding a snap general election, if he's chosen as the next UK Conservative Party leader. Reportedly, he is even making that promise a feature of his leadership campaign, since a vote for Boris would therefore mean (wink wink) that his colleagues wouldn't have to risk their jobs and face the wrath of the British public until 2020. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news