Liberia consoles Zimbabwe, Mozambique on cyclone tragedies

APA-Monrovia (Liberia)

Liberia President George Weah has sent two separate condolence messages to Zimbabwe and Mozambique in the aftermath of the deadly flashfloods that hit both countries earlier this month.

According to a Foreign Ministry release, President Weah expressed profound sadness and deep sorrow over the deaths of more than two hundred and fifty-nine (259) persons and injury of many more in Zimbabwe, as well as the deaths of at least 1,000 people and 750 others injured in Mozambique as a result of flooding and heavy rainfall.

The storm unusual storm had destroyed half of the port city of Biera.

In his condolence message to President Emerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe, Weah on behalf of his government and people  extended heartfelt condolences for the irreparable loss sustained.

To the government and people of Mozambique, President Weah, on behalf of Liberia, conveyed heartfelt condolences to President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and through him, to the government and people of Mozambique over the tragedy.

The Liberian leader then prayed that the people of Zimbabwe and Mozambique will find comfort, fortitude and endurance during this difficult period of mourning.


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