His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses His Sadness and Concern over the Recent Flooding in the Philippines

December 22nd 2011

Dharamsala, HP, India, 21 December 2011 - In a letter to the President of the Philippines, His Excellency Benigno Aquino III, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness and concern about the loss of lives and damage to property caused by the recent unprecedented flash floods on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.

His Holiness offered his condolences to the families that have lost loved ones and prayers for the deceased and others affected by the devastating floods.

As a token of sympathy and concern, a donation is being made from The Dalai Lama Trust to support the relief work.

 

 

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