I have been deeply saddened by the loss of many lives and the destruction of property caused by the floods in Pakistan and India. I have offered my condolences and prayers as well as token donations towards relief and rescue work.
I am also very sad that there has been a massive landslide
in Drugchu (Chinese: Zhouqu) in the south-east of Kanlho (Chinese: Gannan)
I pray for all those who have lost their lives and offer my sympathy and heart-felt condolences to the bereaved and all those who have been affected by this natural calamity.
to experts these very unusual floods and the devastating fires in
public prayer services have been conducted. This morning I joined another
prayer service here at the main
August 14, 2010