Sultan sends condolences to China

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a message of condolences to Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China, and Wen Jiabao, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, following the earthquake that struck Qinghai province on Wednesday.

In the message to President Hu Jintao, His Majesty expressed much sadness at the loss of lives as well as injuries and widespread destruction caused by the earthquake.

His Majesty also conveyed the deep condolences of the government and people of Brunei Darussalam to those affected by the disaster, especially to the bereaved families who have suffered personal loss in the tragedy.

In the message to Premier Wen Jiabao, His Majesty as well as the Government and people of Brunei Darussalam expressed great sadness at the tragic loss of lives and destruction caused by the earthquake, and extended condolences to the families affected by the disaster. - Borneo Bulletin (16th April 2010)