His Holiness expresses his sadness and concern over the recent flooding in Bangkok

November 19th 2011

Dharamsala, HP, India, 18 November 2011 - In a letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand, Her Excellency Yingluck Shinawatra, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness and concern about loss of many lives and damage to property caused by the recent unprecedented floods in and around Bangkok.

His Holiness offered his condolences to the families that have lost loved ones and prayers for the deceased and others affected by the devastating floods.

As a token of sympathy and concern, a donation is being made from The Dalai Lama Trust to support relief work. 


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