21 January 2016
South African Government conveys condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following the Plasco Building collapse
The Government and people of South Africa convey their deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran, following the collapse of the historic high-rise Plasco Building in Iran’s capital, Tehran, which caught fire on Thursday, 19 January 2017, leaving over 70 people dead and scores injured.
The South African Government extends its condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this tragic incident and further wishes the injured a speedy recovery.
Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, 082 884 5974
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