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President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam condoles loss of lives and damage caused by hurricane Katrina

New Delhi
September 1, 2005

The President, Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam has condoled the loss of lives and damage in the United States caused by Hurricane Katrina.

In a condolence message to President George W. Bush, the President has said, “I am deeply grieved to learn of the loss of lives and damage to property caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and adjoining areas. On behalf of the people of India and on my behalf, I wish to convey heartfelt condolences and sympathies to you and the people of the United States and all those affected by this tragedy. I am sure that the American people will respond to this fury of nature with courage and confidence.”