South African Government condolences to the Government of Cambodia on the tragic loss of life during the annual Water Festival

The Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa wish to express their deepest condolences to the Government and the people of the Kingdom of Cambodia with the tragic loss of life of so many people in Phnom Penh during the annual Water Festival on 22 November 2010.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims. We know that the resilience of the Cambodian people, which has seen them through very difficult times in the past, will help them to overcome also this loss.

For more information, please contact the Chief Director for Public Diplomacy, Mr Saul Kgomotso Molobi, on +27 82 940 1647, +27 12 351 0083 or e-mail him at

Issued by the Department of International Relations and Co-operation
OR Tambo Building
Private Bag x152
Pretoria, RSA

25 November 2010

Quick Links

Disclaimer | Contact Us | HomeLast Updated: 25 November, 2010 8:08 AM
This site is best viewed using 800 x 600 resolution with Internet Explorer 5.0, Netscape Communicator 4.5 or higher.
2003 Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of South Africa