Dodoma, September 30: Setting an example of humanity and cross-border brotherhood, India helped Tanzania by providing funds for the aid of people who were affected by the Kagera earthquake. Indian Government sent financial assistance to the Tanzania government which would help for the relief procedures for loss of life and property caused by the deadly natural calamity.
The Indian Government of India has contributed a sum of USD 2, 50,000 (rupees 1 crore 70 lakh rupees approx) to the Tanzanian government for Kagera earthquake relief. This was handed over by the High Commissioner of India Sandeep Arya to the President of Tanzania John Magufuli on Thursday at the State House in Dar es Salaam.
The Prime Minister of Tanzania Kassim Majaliwa was also present during the function. President Magufuli appreciated India’s contribution and acknowledged it as reflective of the brotherly relations between the two countries and conveyed his gratitude for India's solidarity and contribution towards relief to the affected people.
In his message, which was read out by the High Commissioner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed deep condolences and sympathies of the government and people of India on the loss of lives and damage caused by the earthquake, expressed India's solidarity with Tanzania and prayers for peace and fortitude to families and friends of those affected.