Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Thongsavanh Phomvihane signed on Sep 3 a condolence book at the Indian Embassy in Vientiane to express condolences over the passing of former President of the Republic of India Pranab Mukherjee on behalf of the government of the Lao PDR.
The former Indian president passed away last Monday at the age of 84.
The message read: On behalf of the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and on my own behalf, I would like to express our deepest condolences of the passing away of His Excellency Pranab Mukherjee, the 13th President of India.
We would like to share this moment of sadness and sympathy with the Government and people of the Republic of India, particularly with the family members and relatives of His Excellency Pranab Mukherjee.
May His Excellency’s soul rest in peace.
Source: Lao News Agency