MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT SINGAPORE'S HUMANITARIAN RELIEF ASSISTANCE TO HAITI

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from Government of Singapore
Published on 14 Jan 2010 View Original
President S R Nathan wrote to Haitian President René Préval today to convey his sympathies to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday. (Text of President's letter is appended below.)

In support of the international community's humanitarian relief efforts for Haiti, the Singapore Government will make a contribution of US$50,000 through the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SINGAPORE

14 JANUARY 2010

Text of President Nathan's condolence letter

14 January 2010

His Excellency René Préval

President of the Republic of Haiti

Dear President Préval

I am deeply saddened to learn of the earthquake which struck Haiti causing widespread destruction and the loss of many lives. On behalf of the people of Singapore, I would like to convey my sympathy to all victims of the earthquake, especially to those who have suffered the tragic loss of their loved ones.

I am confident that with your leadership and the assistance of the international community, Haiti will recover from this catastrophic event.

Yours sincerely

S R NATHAN