India offers assistance to Japan

March 11, 2011 07:11 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 02:45 am IST - New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday offered India’s readiness to help Japan hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami, saying “our resources are at your disposal”.

“India stands in full solidarity with the government and people of Japan at this hour,” he said in a letter to his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan.

Dr. Singh said “we are ready to help Japan in any way required and our resources are at your disposal”.

The Prime Minister said he was shocked to learn about the devastating quake that has hit the coast of Japan causing huge damage to life and property.

He expressed his heartfelt condolences to the people who have suffered or lost their near and dear ones in the disaster.

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