Rouhani Condoles Nepal

Rouhani Condoles NepalRouhani Condoles Nepal

President Hassan Rouhani extended condolences to the Nepalese people over a devastating earthquake which has killed over 2,200 people.  The president offered his “sympathy and condolences” to the people of Nepal and President Ram Baran Yadav over the deadly earthquake on Saturday.

Rouhani wished the swift recovery of the injured, and patience for the bereaved families, Press TV reported.

Earlier in the day, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed deep sorrow over the deadly earthquake and offered Iran’s sympathy to the Nepalese government and the families of the victims.    

Iran has also said it is prepared to send assistance to Nepal’s quake-hit regions.

The Iranian Red Crescent Society has asked Nepalese officials to inform it of the aid requirements of the affected people.