Press release

landslide claims countless lives in India: President Michel conveys sympathies to India

August 1, 2014

In a message addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President James Michel conveyed his heartfelt sympathies, while the people and Government of Seychelles join him in expressing sincere condolences to the Government and people of India following the tragic loss of life caused by a devastating landslide engulfing an entire village in the State of Maharashtra, India.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you, the families that have lost loved ones and with the Indian people in these gravest of moments. We are very much hoping for a positive outcome in the rescue efforts and we are certain that the resilience and indomitable spirit of your nation will overcome in these dark times,” said President Michel