President Zuma sends condolences to India
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of India following devastating floods in some parts of India.
President Zuma said: "We share with the people of India the sense of grief and loss following the deaths of over 1000 people as a result of the flooding reportedly caused by monsoons".
South Africa and India share historical ties and enjoy strong relations at the bilateral and multilateral levels. The two countries are members of the BRICS (Brazil, Russian, India, China, South Africa) and IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa). President Zuma sends condolences to India.
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