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Condolences for former PM

Ioane Burese
Saturday, December 08, 2012

ACTING Foreign Minister Colonel Timoci Natuva has visited the Indian High Commission to pay his respects and sign the Condolence Book for former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral who died on Friday, November 30.

Col. Natuva was accompanied by the acting permanent secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation and permanent secretary for Youth and Sports Josefa Sania.

The Condolence Book was opened by the Indian High Commission from Wednesday and closed a day later.

Mr Gujral was the 12th PM for India from April 1997 to March 1998.

In his condolence message, Col. Natuva expressed his deepest and heartfelt condolences "on the passing away of one of India's visionary and illustrious sons, former prime minister IK Gujral, whose legacies will be sorely missed particularly by the people of India and the Asia-Pacific Region".

"May God grant his bereaved family members and all of us the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. May God grant his soul eternal rest."





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