UNESCO Director-General presents his condolences to Pakistan, India and Afghanistan and proposes assistanceThe Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura voiced his distress over the death of tens of thousands of people in the earthquake that hit Pakistan, India and Afghanistan on Saturday.
“I am particularly grieved over the deaths of so many children who perished at school,” the Director-General declared, “and I deplore the cruel loss of countless lives that has plunged Pakistan, India and Afghanistan into mourning.”
|Source||Press Release N°2005-117|
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|Publication Date||11 Oct 2005|